Scholarships Update

Education Grants

We are now accepting education grants for 2019. Grants are available for all sorts of education and training, including technical studies, university education, sporting excellence, and police education and training. Download the Education Grants application form from our website, or contact us for further information.

Return-to-Education Grants

If you are an older police legatee who needs to return to education to upskill for better employment opportunities we would love to help where we can so please get in touch with Karen on 9264 1311 or karen@policelegacynsw.org.au

Morgan Hill Scholarship

Two educational scholarships of $1,000 to purchase IT-related educational tools will be awarded to Police Legatees in years 10-12. The Award is in memory of Constable Morgan Hill, a young police officer with a passion for computers who died in 2009. Direct all enquiries to Karen on the details above. The Scholarship closes 3 May.

Catherine Burns Scholarship

The Catherine Burn Scholarship was established in 2012 with funds kindly donated by then Deputy Commissioner Burn from her 2011 Telstra Businesswoman of the Year prize money. The Scholarship assists female police legatees take the next step towards their chosen goal - whatever that may be. The Scholarship is worth up to $1500, and application forms are availabe on our website. Fill out the general scholarship form letting us know what your passion is and how this Scholarship would help you achieve your goals. Email applications to Karen on the details above.

Scholarships Awarded

The five police legatees receiving a $5,000 tertiary scholarship in 2019 are: Isobelle Bradford, Theo Heinjus, Jessica McDonald, Erin McCulloch, and Phoebe Shean.

Cameron Kaul (20) from Stewarts River on the mid north coast will receive this year’s Kerslake Scholarship of $5,000. A special one-off education scholarship was also made possible through a kind donation of  funds raised through the Liverpool Police Officer of the Year. Hayden Montesin (19) of Clair is the recipient of this scholarship.