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Griffith Business School offers many scholarships, awards and prizes to support, recognise and encourage new and continuing students to pursue their aspirations.

The School provides an inclusive and equal opportunities community for all and our scholarships do the same. We base eligibility on your background, chosen study field, hardships you’ve experienced and your achievements so far.

In 2020 Griffith Business School will have more than $2.3 million in funding available to support student scholarships.

Featured scholarships

The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship

The scholarship will support students studying a Bachelor of Business, who demonstrate a commitment to learning, but who are experiencing financial hardship.

Value: $15,000

Apply by: 4pm Thursday 5 March

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GBS Strategic Advisory Board Scholarship

The scholarship is to support the students who are experiencing financial hardship and are in their second year or above in an undergraduate or dual degree within the Griffith Business School.

Value: $6,000

Apply by: 4pm Friday 6 March

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Student Investment Fund Scholarship

The scholarship is to support students who are experiencing financial hardship and are in their second year or above in an undergraduate or dual degree within the Griffith Business School.

Value: $5,000

Apply by: 4pm Thursday 16 March 

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Mainfreight Scholarship

The Mainfreight Scholarship has been established to support students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce or the Dual Degree Program.

Value: $8,000

Apply by: 4pm Monday 30 March 

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Scholarships change lives

Winning this scholarship is a great opportunity to further my education after completing my Bachelor degree. I’ve enrolled in a Masters and without the financial support of this scholarship I don’t think it would have been achievable.

Judd Clarke
Platinum Asset Management Scholarship recipient

This scholarship will give me the safety of not having to work five days a week, so I can concentrate on my studies. I said in my application that I really value the balance between work, study and a social life, so winning the financial assistance will go towards achieving

Georgia Kelly
Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) Academic Excellence Scholarship recipient

I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity and feel a terrifying but exciting sense of responsibility to use this platform and the knowledge gained through the program, to truly make a difference as far and wide as I can.

Johanna Marsh
2019 Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarship winner

Academic and Co-Curricular Awards

Recognising and rewarding student excellence

The School offers a range of industry funded prizes available in undergraduate and postgraduate courses and programs which recognise and reward academic achievement.

Ranging from money and medals to the provision of, books and vouchers, many awards are supplied through the generous donation and sponsorship of key partner organisations who share our vision to recognise and reward outstanding students.

Sponsorship and Financial Assistance Schemes

Griffith Business School is committed to delivering a remarkable student learning experience, that maximises your employability, readiness for, and transition to, the changing world of work. We actively encourage you to participate in, and take advantage of these and a range of other enrichment activities that support academic, professional and personal growth, whilst also demonstrating your commitment to the wider communities. We are conscious that you will occasionally require financial assistance to support your participation in enrichment activities at the local, national or international level. Sponsorship/financial assistance may be required to fund conference registration fees, travel expenses such as airfares, transfers and accommodation costs, or other miscellaneous expenses.

We are pleased to refer you to to range of Griffith funding schemes:

BusinessPLUS Sponsorship Scheme

The BusinessPLUS Student sponsorship and financial assistance scheme supports Business students to participate in a range of extra curricula, enrichment activities which enhance their personal and professional development, contribute to positive graduate outcomes, and make a positive difference in the communities they influence.

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying.

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Griffith University aims to provide one grant (scholarship) to each student on an approved overseas program. The grant can be used for co-curricula or curricular experiences. Grant values vary from $250 to $8,000 depending on the program type, location and credit point value. Students can also apply for an OS-Help loan to the value of $6,791 (studies outside Asia) or $8,149 (studies in Asia).

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Griffith Business School Postgraduate Top-up Research Scholarships

Griffith Business School is awarding up to five prestigious top-up scholarships to outstanding new PhD candidates to work with our world-renowned researchers on PhD projects in the area of business research.

The top-up scholarships are designed to support and encourage top-quality PhD research by providing successful candidates an additional $10,000 per year on top of their PhD Scholarship stipend for three years duration, contingent on satisfactory progress.

The top-up scholarships are an allowance of $10,000 per annum paid as a fortnightly stipend. The Scholarships will be awarded for up to three years.

The top-up scholarships are available to domestic and international candidates who:

  • are new candidates who have an Honours 1 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field;
  • will be enrolled through Griffith Business School;
  • are also applying for a Research Training Program (RTP) or University-funded scholarship.

There will be no formal application process for new candidates. Griffith Business School scholarship committee will assess applicants who meet the above criteria and will be awarded on a merit based system and awarded by order of overall final rank within the School.

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