“My family sacrificed a lot for me to work in the nonprofit sector but thanks to a scholarship through the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at QUT, I was fortunate to learn from industry leaders and apply new theories, concepts and research to my work. The scholarship eased the financial burdens of working, studying and raising a family and gave me an opportunity to formalise my practical experiences and secure a leadership position in the sector.”
Mitchell Witherington, Fundraising and Philanthropy Manager, Wesley Mission Brisbane
ACPNS students are passionate and dedicated in bettering their communities and enriching the lives of others. By supporting one of our students, you’ll be supporting the philanthropy, nonprofit and social enterprise sector, and helping to transform worlds.
Support students who are transforming worlds
Scholarships and bursaries have helped many of our students complete postgraduate programs and go on to become leaders in the nonprofit sector. This financial support is particularly important to the one in five students who study externally from interstate or regional areas, and require assistance to attend the compulsory on-campus elements of their course.
We’ve made it easier than ever for you to donate to student scholarships through the Myles McGregor-Lowndes Scholarship Fund. Established in tribute to Emeritus Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes, the founder of ACPNS, this scholarship aims to continue Myles’ tradition of investing in students undertaking studies in the philanthropy and nonprofit disciplines.
This scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fees for the core units of the Graduate Certificate of Business and Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) and is available from 2018 onwards. Both courses are internationally-recognised, highly-regarded and provide students with the skills for a career in the management of philanthropic and nonprofit organisations.