Staff support Patricia’s dream

Patricia Webster received the CSUgive Student Scholarship in 2017. Growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Patricia is the first person in her family to go to university. “When I was younger, I didn’t feel confident academically and never dreamed I would attend university. But I am passionate about working in community services and with young people in particular.

“This scholarship is life changing to my young family. It means I can work part-time and focus on my studies and complete my degree. I would like my scholarship donors to know what a difference this makes to my family and to me.

“I have two young sons and my eldest has Autism. It has been a real struggle some days trying to work, study and provide for them. This financial support has taken a fair bit of strain off my family and allows me to meet many financial needs while completing my studies. I am excited to think my goal is so close and I am so very grateful.”