Staff Giving Program
Giving a little bit each fortnight brings hope, support, belief, gratitude and life-changing impact
Giving a little bit each fortnight through Payroll, when combined with other staff members, brings more than just financial support. It brings hope that disadvantaged students can finish their degree, the belief that they can keep going and overwhelming gratitude for those that helped them on their education journey.
Meet our scholarship recipients and discover that giving a little bit, really means a lot.
"I’m really grateful to all the donors. I had been struggling financially and if it wasn’t for them a lot of students who are struggling wouldn’t be at university.”
“Words cannot describe how thankful I am for my scholarship. It allows me to study as much as I can, despite huge constraints on my time to care for my parents who have various health issues.”
“It was such a tough time. I would have been happy with $100. But this scholarship helped me so much with my daily needs. I will always be grateful, and I have tried to repay that generosity by helping others.”
“Without this scholarship support, the simple fact is that I am not at University. I don’t take this generosity lightly. I plan to pay it forward.”
“It was very stressful choosing between study, work and paying my rent so I didn’t become homeless. I am so grateful for my scholarship for reducing that stress and accelerating my future.”
“Receiving a scholarship means I don’t have to worry about how I’m going to pay for things like textbooks, or bills or keeping a roof over my head.”
"To those people who donated, I cannot thank you enough. You have given me the future that I have today. As a teacher, I believe that education changes lives and this scholarship, it changed mine.”
“When I found out the Griffith Futures Scholarship was funded by donations it brought a tear to my eye knowing people care about our future that much.”
"There was a time when I thought my entire dream was over. The scholarship helped me believe in myself again, because it revealed that other people believed in me. I cannot thank them enough.”
"My scholarship was not just about meeting costs, as important as that was. It was about giving me real freedom to pursue my passion and it has allowed me to make an impact in my own career.”
"Through the Griffith Futures Scholarship, I saw a clearer vision of where I wanted to be and knew I had the backing to get there.”
"Receiving a scholarship was like the dark clouds around me had lifted. It has meant that I can focus on what I believe to be my calling to help people.”
To those who donated towards my scholarship, I’d simply like to thank you for your altruism and empathy. What may feel like a small act of charity to you has completely changed my life, and the lives of so many others like me.
I'd like to say thank you to the donors for investing in students like myself and showing us that our hard work, our passion and potential is recognised. This scholarship has alleviated a lot of the financial burden and pressure that comes with being a student.
One Griffith Futures Scholarship, provides $5,000 each to help our most needy students.
Payroll donations are deducted from your fortnightly pay using your pre-tax salary, removing the need to collect receipts.
100% of your donation goes directly to students as the University absorbs all administration costs.
Griffith University will match your donation dollar for dollar.