The Don Perrin Environmental Bursary

Don Perrin Environmental Bursary

Supporting locals studying our environment

Applications for the Don Perrin Environmental Bursary 2015 are now closed.

Don Perrin is an icon of the Moreton Bay Region and instrumental in establishing the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens. This bursary has been established to honour his contribution to our community.

About the bursary

The Moreton Bay Regional Council offers the Don Perrin Environmental Bursary of $2,000 to assist a resident in our region with their tertiary educational expenses. The bursary is offered to a different graduating student each year to be put towards the cost of study for the first year.


The successful applicant will be:

  • A resident of the Moreton Bay Regional Council area, and
  • Has graduated from year 12 within the last two years, and
  • Has accepted an offer to study an environmental-based university degree

Terms & conditions

  1. The bursary is for spending on educational purposes such as course fees, textbooks, course materials, and college accommodation or similar.
  2. The duration of the bursary is for one (1) year only. 
  3. A payment of $2,000 will be provided to the successful applicant. 
  4. The recipient is encouraged to participate in community educational activities to promote their studies in the Moreton Bay Region. 
  5. The recipient will need to provide a copy of their university results (minimum pass in all subjects required) to demonstrate successful completion of their first semester of study. 
  6. The Council retains sole discretion to make decisions in relation to the bursary.  

Applications close


Applications are now closed.


The 2015 successful bursar has been selected and will be attending the Lowlands Festival

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