For: Students who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage, who are passionate about sport administration, development and management.
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 paid in instalments
Duration: 1 year
Programs of study: Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) or Bachelor of Sport Development at Griffith University Gold Coast campus
Applications close: Currently Closed (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
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Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) or Bachelor of Sport Development at Griffith University Gold Coast campus;
- Have a minimum GPA of 5;
- Have completed 160CP in one of the specified programs, and therefore is commencing third year in Trimester 1 2017;
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or New Zealand Citizen;
- 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.
- Not hold another Commonwealth-funded scholarship; and
- Be experiencing financial hardship and/or educational disadvantage.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Program: Will you be a third year, full-time student, enrolled in Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) or Bachelor of Sport Development?
- Income and Expenditure: Provide details of your financial situation.
- Scholarships: Do you hold another Commonwealth-funded scholarship?
- Circumstances: Provide details to support educational disadvantage.
- Career Goals and Aims: Detail your plans to pursue a career in the professionl sporting industry.
- Community Involvement: Demonstrates a willingness to volunteer and involve themselves in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
- Experience: Demonstrates your positive contribution to the 2018 Commonwealth Games by involvement in the organisation, administration, and/or marketing of the event. This involvement can be part of your University course or internship program.
Terms and Conditions
The recipient may hold the scholarship subject to the recipient:
- Remaining enrolled as a full-time student in an approved program; and
- Maintaining a GPA of at least 5 in each trimester that the scholarship is held.
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 as to why the scholarship should not be cancelled.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast has generated a great deal of excitement amongst Queensland's sporting community. In particular, it has inspired many young Queenslanders to try and represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games. This inspiration may be in the form of creating a lasting memory for not only our athletes but also to the millions of visitors, viewers, and communities which are impacted by such an event.
The goal of the Queensland Games Foundation Ltd is to make a positive contribution to the Commonwealth Games sports, their athletes, and future events. By co-founding this scholarship, they aim to encourage enthusiastic and talented students to advance the Commonwealth Games.
This scholarship is aimed at supporting the education for a student who is passionate about sport administration, development and management.
The value of the scholarship is $5,000, payable in instalments. Payments of $2,500 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.