The Grace College Council has a Finance and Audit Committee, which evaluates the suitability of applicants and selects recipients of the bursaries below. Bursaries are awarded at the annual Academic Dinner. They acknowledge academic success, residents’ contribution to the college, as well as financial hardship. Grace College offers a wide range of bursaries to recognise academic excellence in areas such as health science, engineering, music, commerce and law. Some bursaries are for outstanding leadership in a variety of areas of College life and some celebrate contribution to the community outside of the College. Most of these bursaries are open to all returning students.
Rupert Newman Memorial Bursary
Given by the Newman family to honour his memory. This bursary is awarded for academic achievement, leadership, contribution to the corporate life of the College, and contribution to College sport.
Lila Beatrice McKenzie Bursary
Honours her generous gift to Grace College. This bursary is awarded for academic achievement, leadership, service to fellow residents, and participation in the social, religious and sporting life of the College.
Lady Bray Memorial Bursary
Given by the Bray family to honour her memory and her involvement in the establishment of Grace College. This bursary is awarded for excellence in the field of Health Sciences.
Anne Cotton Memorial Bursary
Given by her family to honour her generosity to Grace College during her time on the College Council. This bursary is awarded to the best student undertaking a first degree in Commerce, Economics or Business including the combined degrees with Law.
Syd and Donnie Wallis Bursary
Given by their family to honour their memories and their commitment to practical work in the community. It is awarded to the student who has demonstrated an outstanding capacity for altruism and charity.
Grant David Morrison Memorial Bursary
Given by his family to honour his life that was cut tragically short. This bursary is awarded to the most outstanding Engineering student.
Grace College Council Awards for Academic Excellence
Given by the Grace College Council. These awards are awarded for academic excellence in any academic discipline.
Grace College Women’s Auxiliary Award
Honours the hard work and support of the Auxiliary over many years. It is awarded for the extent of improvement in first year University results over the Tertiary Entrance Score.
Betty Patterson Bursary
Given by the Grace College Council to honour Mrs Patterson who was the first Principal of Grace College. It is awarded to the most outstanding first year student continuing to live at Grace College.
Lindsay Watson Bursary
Given by her two sons to honour her memory and her twin loves of music and literature. It is awarded for excellence in the field of Literature and/or Music.
40th Anniversary Bursary
As part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations we launched a Bursary in the field of Social and Behavioural Sciences to assist a new generation of young women to experience life at Grace College while attending University.
Barbara Dungavell & Foundation Scholarships
Provide assistance for those experiencing financial hardship.