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Avondale's research centres seek to give us a better understanding of Christian education, teaching and learning and spirituality and worship. Giving to the centres will help fund new projects, support employment of research assistants, improve information technology to build capacity for data processing and train more research supervisors. Journey with us as we accept the challenge of learning and discovery. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Avondale College of Higher Education has a history of offering encouragement to those seeking an education in business. The Avondale Business Scholarship supports a new student from Australia or New Zealand who within the context of Avondale's values demonstrates a passion for business and a desire to study a Bachelor of Business. The scholarship, awarded on merit, is worth $5000 for two years of study. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Endowing an ensemble director's chair helps the Conservatorium of Music at Avondale College of Higher Education offer students a quality and a diverse education in music. The ensembles represent Avondale at church and community events. With limited income from enrolment, endowing a chair ensures the sustainability of ensemble music and private tuition at Avondale. A contract for an ensemble director costs $3500 a year. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Avondale College of Higher Education has a long and significant history of offering encouragement to those seeking an education in music. The Avondale Conservatorium Scholarship - the name will change to honour a perpetual donor giving the full amount -supports a student who within the context of Avondale's values demonstrates an aptitude for and commitment to vocal or instrumental studies. The scholarship, awarded on merit, is worth $2000 a year. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
The 6-foot, 7-inch Yamaha C5 Conservatory Collection Grand Piano in Music Hall is the workhorse of the Conservatorium of Music at Avondale College of Higher Education. It is a well-used tool for chamber recital performances, student practice, ensemble rehearsals and piano teaching. Purchased new more than 20 years ago, the piano needs refurbishment. A new set of hammers and key bed bushings and extensive regulation will cost $5000. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
The Avondale Economic Hardship Scholarship provides funding to Australian and New Zealand students at Avondale College of Higher Education who have demonstrated financial need. Donating to this scholarship helps make an Avondale education possible for those who would otherwise find it difficult to afford on-campus accommodation, textbooks or tuition. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Avondale Libraries caters for changing study habits. Students prefer collaborative learning. Study pods—compact, portable and modern—are an ideal solution. Avondale Libraries also seeks to more widely promote its events and services and to increase the circulation of items in its collection. LibCal provides an integrated solution for bookings and calendars. Syndetics Unbound provides an integrated enrichment service for interactively exploring the catalog. A study pod is about $4000. A one-year LibCal license is $700. A one-year Syndetics Unbound subscription is $1500. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
The Avondale Ministerial Training and Scholarship Fund offers a scholarship to senior ministry and theology students at Avondale College of Higher Education. The scholarship is worth up to 50 per cent of the student's tuition fee in a full year. Donations to this scholarship provide much-needed financial support funding for students as they prepare to enter the ministry. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
The Avondale President Scholarship is one of Avondale's most prestigious. Donating to this scholarships brings to Avondale students from selected secondary schools in Australia and New Zealand who demonstrate a rare combination of academic excellence, leadership and service. The scholarship, awarded on merit, is worth up to $8000 over the duration of a student's course (up to $3000 a year). Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Avondale College of Higher Education will soon celebrate its 120th anniversary. We're proud of this history and of the infrastructure that's a tangible example of it. But time takes a toll - the maintenance of our buildings and infrastructure is ongoing and costly. Donating to Avondale's Building and Infrastructure Improvement Fund helps maintain, improve or restore our historical capital assets, which provides the best possible facilities for our staff members and students. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to the Centre for Advancement of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning helps train supervisors of and supports undergraduate and postgraduate research students at Avondale. Your donation will: expand from three to seven stages the Avondale Research Training Support Framework, an online portal providing support, advice and resources; and support projects exploring the scholarship and the practice of teaching and learning. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to the Christian Education Research Centre benefits and informs Seventh-day Adventist schools in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands. Your donation will support a range of projects including those studying the: implementation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics integration; correlation of 21st century education with the model espoused by Ellen White; and experiences of church-trained teachers in Adventist schools. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Friends of Avondale share Avondale College of Higher Education's mission of fostering a Christian learning community dedicated to serving world needs. Become a Friend of Avondale by making a donation or gift. With less than 30 per cent of funding coming from government sources, donations and gifts provide Avondale with an essential source of income. Donations and gifts above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to Jericho Road will share the Avondale musical event's love-loss-faithfulness theme with a wider audience. Your donation will fund the recording of composer Dr Lindsay Morton's original songs, the release of an album and the publishing of the score and script. Morton wrote Jericho Road to bring healing to Christian couples. The premiere performances in 2017 also provided students with experience in the production of performing arts. Morton and her team need $15,000 to record, release and publish. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to the Avondale Counselling Clinic helps senior students offer a low-cost, community-based mental health service. Your donation will subsidise operating expenses as the clinic begins developing an income stream. Ensuring the viability of the clinic gives final-year Bachelor of Arts students studying a specialisation in counselling the best opportunity to complete one of their internships in the community. This will partially address the inverse correlation between socio-economic status and measures of mental health. The clinic needs a budget of $10,000 to begin operating. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to the Lifestyle Research Centre supports the study of holistic heath and wellbeing, infection prevention, lifestyle medicine and the Seventh-day Adventist Church's comprehensive health strategy. Your donation will support a range of projects reducing the burden of chronic disease and the impact of preventable infections. These include a Complete Health Improvement Program-related project seeking to reverse type 2 diabetes and projects studying frequency of infections in hospitals and infection prevention strategies in residential and aged-care facilities. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Science makes an impact on almost every aspect of our lives. Avondale recognises the importance of not only providing an understanding but a mastery of it. The science program celebrates 65 years in 2018. But quality and an anticipated transition to university college status comes at a cost. Donating to the Million Dollar Science Fund will help: support staff as they seek to increase the discipline's proud research record; support students through a scholarship; purchase and upgrade essential equipment; and invest in human resources. Thank you for helping us continue to attract the best students to science. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
Giving to the Spirituality and Worship Research Centre supports research with practical applications for church and community. Your donation will support a range of projects including those studying: spirituality among university students; the biblical dimensions of worship; and how employees of Seventh-day Adventist education and health institutions, among others, perceive the relationship between their work and the mission of the church. Donations above $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
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