Former Gin Gin High student awarded UQ scholarship
FORMER Gin Gin State High School student Cassandra Mingin has been awarded a scholarship at Emmanuel College on the strength of earning a University of Queensland Excellence Scholarship.
Excellence scholarships are awarded to OP 1 applicants who demonstrate outstanding academic, leadership and-or community service achievements during their senior secondary studies and want to study at UQ.
Emmanuel College is one of 10 colleges within the UQ campus.
It has awarded more than $460,000 worth of scholarships and financial support for students this year.
According to principal Stewart Gill, Emmanuel is keen to welcome students of Cassandra’s calibre to its community.
“Emmanuel has a policy of offering a place to any student awarded a UQ Excellence or Merit Scholarship,” Professor Gill said.
“UQ awards these scholarships to academically high-achieving students who can also demonstrate outstanding leadership or significant community service achievements.’’
SCHOLARSHIP: Cassandra Mingin and principal Stewart Gill.