Who can Apply for a Winifred Kiek Scholarship?
The Winifred Kiek Scholarship (WKS) is an important component of the program of Australian Church Women (ACW), and it has been awarded almost every year of ACW’s 55-year history. This scholarship was inaugurated to honour the Revd Winifred Kiek as a pioneer in fields that are of particular interest to church women.
The scholarship is available to women who reside in one of three global regions, and these regions are rotated each year over a three-year cycle.
Pacific Island Nations, and
Member countries of the Asian Church Women's Conference (ACWC)
These regions were established at the 1995 National Conference of Australian Church Women, held in Victoria, when a motion to define the areas for eligibility was presented to the members for discussion. After debate, the amended motion was represented and agreement reached:
Subsequently, the Trust Deeds of the Winifred Kiek Scholarship were amended to reflect these changes.
Applications for the 2022 Winifred Kiek Scholarship have opened and the scholarship will be awarded to a woman from the Pacific Island Nations.
The application forms can be accessed HERE and need to be completed by both the applicant and her nominating committee.
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2021
Any queries regarding the Winifred Kiek Scholarship should be directed to the Chair of Trustees:
email@example.com Tel: +61 415 728 457
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