The Gregory and Dolores Farrell Scholarships are administered by the SpineCare Foundation (a subsidiary of Northcott) and are open to students who:

  • use a wheelchair as a primary form of mobility;
  • are Australian citizens; and
  • have been accepted into, or a currently enrolled, in a university course in NSW.

Students may be studying either full or part time, and may be proceeding to a higher degree in Australia or overseas. The scholarship assists with expenses such as textbooks, accommodation, field trips, stationery and university travel.

In 2018, five Gregory and Dolores Farrell Scholarships of up to $5,000 each were awarded in NSW. Existing scholarship recipients are undertaking Bachelor Degrees in Primary Teaching, Exercise and Sports Science, Digital Media and Business, as well as a Graduate Diploma (Auslan-English). For more information please click here.

Applications for the 2019 Gregory and Dolores Farrell Scholarships are now open and close 28 January 2019. Successful applicants will be notified prior to 28 February 2019.

Click here to apply