For: Awarded to students who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage that has impacted on their ability to achieve their full potential
Available to: Continuing students
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, Humanitarian Visa Holders or New Zealand Citizens
Award value and benefits: $5,000
Duration: 1 year
Programs of study: All undergraduate programs
Applications close: Sunday 7 January 2018 (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 an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or New Zealand Citizen;
- Be a domestic undergraduate continuing student;
- Demonstrate financial disadvantage by either being in receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment or a comprehensive assessment by the University;
- Not have completed the requirements for an Australian Bachelor award unless such an award is a pre-requisite to their undergraduate program of enrolment and there is no alternate pathway into that program; and
- Have a GPA of 5 or above.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Program: GPA of 5 or above
- Income and Expenditure
- The assessment is made on the basis of an assessment in accordance with the following five (5) categories:
- Category 1 Financial Hardship
- Category 2 Home Environment and Responsibilities
- Category 3 English Language Difficulty
- Category 4 Personal Illness and Disability
- Category 5 Educational Disruption
* Priority will be given to students entering their 2nd year.
Terms and Conditions
This scholarship offer is conditional on you:
- Being able to provide proof of claims made on your application form;
- Continuing to meet the eligibility requirements;
- Being enrolled at Griffith University with a full-time study load at census;
- Maintaining good academic standing of a GPA of 5 or above;
- Participating in the Welcome Breakfast Information Session before payment is made;
- Participating in training and development sessions to improve networking skills and career opportunities; and
- Participating in at least one donor event.
Maximum value is $5,000, payable in instalments of $2,500 in trimester 1 and 2.
Payments are made within six weeks of the Census Date subject to maintaining ongoing eligibility requirements.
These Scholarships are supported by the Griffith Futures Fund.