For: Commencing students who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage that has impacted on their ability to achieve their full potential
Available to: Commencing students
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Humanitarian Visa Holders
Award value and benefits: $20,000
Duration: Up to 4 years
Applications close: 10 December 2017
Candidates must meet all of these-
- Be an Humanitarian Visa Holder
- Be an undergraduate student, this includes school leavers and non-school leavers, commencing University for first time;
- 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 previously commenced or completed the requirements for an Australian Bachelor award unless such award is a pre-requisite to their undergraduate program of enrollment and there is no alternate pathway into that program. In exceptional circumstances, with the approval of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) consideration may be given to students who have already completed a degree which is not a pre-requisite to their current program;
- Applicants in receipt of one of the following scholarships are ineligible for the Griffith University Refugee Scholarship- Centrelink Start-Up Scholarship or Relocation Grant.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Tertiary Education History
- Secondary Education History
- Income and Expenditure
The Assessment is made on the basis of an assessment in accordance with the following 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
The Griffith University Refugee Scholarship comprises a maximum of eight payments.
Payable in instalments of $2500, paid up to six weeks after Census Date.