Thursday, August 24, 2023


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Zonta Club Of The Whitsundays Open Laura Morrison Scholarship

The Zonta Club of the Whitsundays is excited to announce the scholarship applications for the Laura Morrison Bequest Scholarship is open for 2023.

The scholarship is in memory of late Laura Morrison, a long-standing member of the Zonta Whitsundays club.

The Laura Morrison Bequest Scholarship is open for any year 12 female student from the Whitsundays region, to aid them in their tertiary education.

2023 will be the third year that the scholarship with be offered to a deserving student and is worth $2000.

The ideal recipient will demonstrate academic promise and commitment to their education, engage in extra-curricular activities, and have personal qualities and values consistent with Zonta.

In 2023, Zonta Club of the Whitsundays received four applications of worthy students and decide to award each a scholarship.

Maddison Scott Fitzgerald was awarded the Laura Morrison Bequest Scholarship, and Sienna Sobott, Ella Crossley and Annabel Danvers were awarded a special Zonta Scholarship, worth $1000 each.

Applications of the 2023 Laura Morrison Bequest Scholarship close September 15, with interviews to be held in late September.

Applications can be emailed to the club at or posted to PO Box 427 Cannonvale QLD 4802.

For any questions, email the club at

2022 Zonta Club of the Whitsundays Scholarship Recipients. Photo supplied

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