For: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce or Dual Degree program with a major in Financial Planning
Available to: Continuing students (minimum 80CP completed)
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa Holders
Award value and benefits: $2,500 (paid in instalments)
Programs of study: Bachelor of Commerce or Dual Degree program with a major in Financial Planning
Applications close: Currently Closed (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
If you have an active Griffith University ID, please log-in with your S-Number.
Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be enrolled full-time at Griffith University in Bachelor of Commerce or Dual Degree program, with a major in Financial Planning;
- Be commencing at least 2nd year of the required program (minimum 80 CP completed);
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder; and
- Not be in receipt of any other scholarship funding.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Program: enrolled full-time, second year or above, in Bachelor of Commerce or Dual Degree program, at Griffith University, with a major in Financial Planning.
- Income and Expenditure: provide details of your financial situation.
- Scholarships: do you hold another scholarship?
- Career Goals and Aims: a short statement about yourself and your personal ambitions.
- Challenge(s) experience: detail your personal and financial circumstances.
Supporting Documentation (Please use the following formats- pdf, word, jpeg or excel. We can only guarantee these formats are included):
- Curriculum Vitae (CV): please provide an up-to-date CV/resume.
- Other: please provide a copy of your Centrelink statements.
Terms and Conditions
To remain eligible for the Scholarship you must:
- Remain enrolled on a full-time basis, with a Financial Planning major in the program for which the scholarship was awarded; and
- Not hold any other scholarship.
The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, it is at the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee to withhold the trimester instalment, or terminate the scholarship. (The recipient must show cause to the Scholarships Office why the scholarship should not be terminated).
Maximum value is $2,500 payable in instalments. Payments of $1,250 are payable for each full-time enrol trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship.
Payments are made within six weeks of the Census date subject to maintaining ongoing eligibility requirements.
Since graduating from Griffith University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Commerce, Mr Karl Morris celebrates an outstanding career. His passion for the business world along with his drive and commitment to the community has seen him achieve incredible successes.
Mr Morris was appointed Executive Chairman of Ord Minnett Ltd in 2009, one of Australia's oldest and most respected investment advisory and stockbroking firms. In addition to his Commerce Degree, he has completed a Postgraduate Diploma from the Stockbrokers Association, Institute of Company Directors and FINSIA. He has also completed executive education at Harvard University and at the University of Notre Dame.
Mr Morris chairs QSuper, and the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association, is a board member of RACQ, JP Morgan Australia, and Financial Sector Advisory Council. Mr Morris is a Governor of the University of Notre Dame Australia, and Patron of Braveheart's Inc.
Given his commitment to making a difference in the lives of others, Mr Morris has chosen to make an impact on the next generation of globally responsible business leaders. Through the creation of the Karl Morris Scholarship he is helping those students who demonstrate the talent, but are financially disadvantaged, to realise their full potential.