Opportunities for remarkable students

Griffith English Language Institute recognises remarkable students with our Direct Entry Program Scholarship, GELI Excellence Award, and High School Preparation awards.


The GELI Direct Entry Program Scholarship is for outstanding GELI Direct Entry Program students who are commencing at Griffith University in an undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree.

GELI Direct Entry Program Scholarship

GELI Excellence Award

About the award

The GELI Excellence Award is designed to reward outstanding students and is presented 10 times a year.

Winners receive AUD$1,000 and are announced at the end of each five-week study period. All GELI students (excluding High School Preparation and Succeeding at Griffith) may apply for the award.

Award winner

The GELI Excellence Award recognises students who are:

  • progressing well in their studies
  • attending 95% or more of their classes
  • attending GELI workshops
  • participating in GELI's Activities program
  • undertaking independent learning activities
  • active on the GELI Facebook page
  • contributing positively to enhance the student experience.

Closing dates for GELI Excellence Award

18 January 2019

22 February 2019

29 March 2019

3 May 2019

7 June 2019

12 July 2019

16 August 2019

20 September 2019

25 October 2019

29 November 2019

Apply for award

If you are a current student you can apply for the award.

High School Preparation awards

Outstanding Student Award

This award is presented several times a year and recognises a student who:

  • is of outstanding character
  • demonstrates a commitment to understanding Australia, its people and way of life
  • makes an effort with their homestay family and in the wider community

Director's Award

This award is presented up to four times a year to an outstanding student who is about to enter an Australian high school. The winners have high academic results, excellent attendance and a strong commitment to all aspects of the High School Preparation program.


Griffith University offers a generous range of scholarships to support international students coming to study in undergraduate, postgraduate, research and pathway programs. We also offer scholarships to encourage and support family members of Griffith students and alumni.

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