Scholarships

AMF Annual Education Scholarship

The Australian Mutuals Foundation (AMF) is a charity owned and governed by Australian credit unions and mutual banks to help alleviate poverty and disadvantage and help communities to recover from devastating natural disasters. Through charitable giving, AMF also supports education and training to deepen the understanding of mutuals and co-operatives and the power of the mutual model.

The AMF has launched a pilot of its annual education scholarship program with training provided by the BCCM and supported by COBA.

Scholarships are available for employees and directors of Australian credit unions and mutual authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).

Expressions of interest are now open to apply for:

Applications open at 9 am, Friday, 1 April 2022. Applications close at 5 pm, Tuesday, 31 May 2022.

Criteria and assessment

Who qualifies?
Criteria
  • Applicants must complete the online Expression of Interest form prior to the application closure date – 5 pm, 31 May 2022
  • Applicants applying for a partial scholarship for the Foundations of Directorship for CMEs must have their employer’s confirmation it will pay for the course fee balance. Successful applicants will be sent pre-reading material 4 weeks prior (4 July 2022) which is required to be completed prior to the first virtual session on 2 August 2022
  • All applicants must commit to filling out a post-training survey
  • Applicants must agree the results of the post-training survey can be shared by the BCCM with the AMF
  • Scholarship bookings must be made by 5 pm, Friday, 29 July 2022 for available courses:
Process and key dates

Applications open:                9 am, Friday, 1 April 2022

EOI applications close:        5 pm, Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Application review:               1- 9 June 2022

Winners contacted:               Friday, 10 June 2022

Booking deadline:                  5 pm, Friday, 29 July 2022

Expressions of interest are now open

If you are completing this application on behalf of someone else, please use their email address below.