For: Students enrolled in a Bachelor's academic program in their final year of study, offered at the Gold Coast campus of Griffith University with evidence of leadership and service to the Gold Coast Community.
Available to: Continuing students
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanet Residents or Humanitarian Visa Holders
Award value and benefits: $5,000
Duration: One-off payment
Programs of study: Any of Griffith Unviersity's Bachelors programs at the Gold Coast campus
Applications close: 25 February 2018 (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be enrolled in a Bachelor's academic program offered at the Gold Coast Campus of Griffith University
- Have a GPA of 6.0 or above (students with a GPA of less than 6.0 may be considered in exceptional circumstances as determined by the committee)
- Be enrolled full-time in Trimester 1, 2018 and be eligible to graduate at the end of 2018 (part-time students may be considered in exceptional circumstances as determined by the committee)
- Have completed at least 50% of the courses for their current academic program from courses offered at the Gold Coast Campus of Griffith University
- If enrolled in a one year Honours program following a three-year Bachelors academic program, have completed at least 50% of the Bachelors program courses at the Gold Coast Campus of Griffith University
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete:
- Program: Have a GPA of 6.0 or above
- Leadership and Community: Evidence of leadership, Service to the Gold Coast community outside the University, Service to the Community within the Univerity, Ambassadorial qualities
- Career Goals and Aims
- Community Involvement: Service to the Gold Coast community inside and outside of the University
- Scholarship Benefit: What receiving the KM Hatano Scholarship will mean to you and how you will use the funds
- Experience: Ambassadorial qualities
* Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed and will be required to give a 7 minute presentation on a topic that demonstrates the applicant's leadership skills and commitment to the Gold Coast Community. There will also be a series of questions that will cover- What receiving the KM Hatano Scholarship will mean to you and how you will use the funds and how you would envisage contribution to the wider community as a recipient of the KM Hatano Scholarship.
Mr Yasuji Hatano, President of Kokusai Motorcars Co Ltd. of Japan, established the KM Hatano Scholarships in 1989. Mr Hatano donated $100,000 to encourage the students in the pursuit of excellence in academic achievement, leadership and contribution to the Gold Coast Community.
One scholarship valued at $5000 is available in 2018.
- Mr Yasuji Hatano, President of Kokusai Motorcars Co Ltd. of Japan