Scholarships and Awards Available for Continuing Residents

Each year the College awards a number of scholarships and awards.  These include:

 

Community, Service and Cultural Scholarships and Awards

 

Jon Stanhope Award

The College may confer the Jon Stanhope Award to the person who has given outstanding service to both the John XXIII College community and the ANU community.

 

Giles Pickford Award: Cultural Person of the year

The Giles Pickford Award is presented to the resident who performs best in cultural events in any given year.  The winner receives a $500 payment.

 

Spirit of John’s Award (at the Valete Dinner)

The College may confer the Spirit of John’s Award on either a male or female resident in any calendar year.   This award recognises that resident whose compassion and concern for the wellbeing of others advances the true spirit of the John XXIII College community through excellent contributions to the College. This Award comprises a $1,500 Scholarship.

 

John’s Citizenship Awards (at the Valete Dinner)

The College may confer up to two John’s Citizenship Awards each calendar year.   To be eligible for a John’s Citizenship Award, a resident must be nominated and seconded by two fellow residents.   Both nominator and seconder must show how their nominee demonstrates an exemplary commitment to the College through his/her contribution to any three of the academic, spiritual, social, cultural or sporting profiles of the College.   Submissions must be in writing and addressed to the Head of College. These Awards comprise a payment of $500.

 

The Infinity Medal

This medal and a cash award recognises a resident who has shown exceptional talent in innovation and positive collegiate experiences that inspire others to genuinely change the residential education experience for the betterment of residents into the future.

 

 

Leadership Scholarships and Awards

 

NAAUC Scholarships

The College may confer the NAAUC Scholarships to up to 3 residents to attend the NAAUC Conference.  The College will provide up to $1,500 to help offset the costs of the group attending the conference,

Residents wishing to apply for the NAAUC Scholarships should apply in writing to the Head of College outlining their reasons for wishing to attend the NAAUC Conference.   A condition of receiving this scholarship is that the resident must return to the College in the Award is the Resident’s returning to College the following year and apply to become an SR or member of the RA Executive or a member of the St Vincent’s de Paul Conference

Residents wishing to apply for this scholarship must submit a written proposal to the Head of College.   On returning to College the recipients must write a report for the College Board.

 

Leadership Awards (at the Valete Dinner)

The College may confer up to four Leadership Awards, up to two for men and up to two for women in any calendar year.   To be eligible for a Leadership Award, a resident must be nominated and seconded by two fellow residents.   Both nominator and seconder must show how their nominee demonstrates an exemplary commitment to the College through his/her contribution to any three of the academic, spiritual, social, cultural or sporting profiles of the College.   Submissions must be in writing and addressed to the Head of College.   These Awards comprise a $1,000 payment to each person.

 

Spiritual Leadership Scholarship

The College may confer the Spiritual Leadership Scholarship up to the value of $3,000 on that resident or share that sum amongst those residents who are accepted to attend spiritual seminars, workshops and conferences, provided those seminars, workshops and conferences contemplate the Catholic faith.

Residents wishing to apply for this scholarship must submit a written proposal detailing the conference, workshop or seminar they wish to attend and the costs that they would incur in attending the event.

On returning to College the recipient/recipients will be asked to write a report for the College Board and deliver a presentation at a formal dinner detailing the experience the resident(s) had at the event they attended.

 

 

Academic Scholarships and Awards

 

Fr Thomas Hegarty OP Scholarship (at the Academic Dinner)

The Fr Thomas Hegarty Scholarship is conferred upon the best performed undergraduate in the previous academic year (who is still at College).   This Scholarship comprises a $2,000 payment.  This is paid in two parts, one part at the end of each semester.

 

The Deputy Head of College Award

This cash Award is conferred on the best performed corridor in the Semester 1 results.  It is based on the average GPA of all the residents on the corridor.

 

Semester 1 and 2 Academic Awards

Each semester the following cash awards are presented to the following residents, who achieved a minimum of a Distinction Average.

  1. The top 1st Year resident, who achieved the highest GPA and average mark in their subjects.
  2. The top 2nd Year resident, who achieved the highest GPA and average mark in their subjects.
  3. The top 3rd Year resident, who achieved the highest GPA and average mark in their subjects.
  4. The top 4th Year resident, who achieved the highest GPA and average mark in their subjects.
  5. The most improved resident, who achieved the largest improvement in their GPA from the previous semester.