For: Mature age students enrolled in a program within the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, full-time or part-time
Available to: Continuing students (minimum 80CP of program completed)
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Award value and benefits: $1,500
Programs of study: any School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science Program
Applications close: 4 March 2018 (applicants may be shortlised 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 in a program within the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, either full-time or part-time;
- Be commencing at least 2nd year of the required program (minimum 80CP completed);
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder;
- Be aged 30 years or over; and
- Have a GPA of 4.0 or higher.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Program: to confirm enrolment details and academic merit.
- Scholarship Benefit: How will you benefit from being awarded this bursary?
The bursary is valued at $1,500, paid in a single payment. The payment is made within six weeks of the Census Date subject to confirming your enrolment in the program for which the bursary was awarded.
Throughout the years, my mother, Beryl Stevens, has pursued a wide variety of interests, undertaken extensive study encompassing health and life skills, and gained practical experience both in her own quest for knowledge and to fulfil her vision of helping others.
Her academic qualifications and study include, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities, a Diploma in Swedish Massage, a postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Massage and Manipulative Therapy, a Diploma in Biochemistry, a Diploma in Iridology, a Certificate in Bach Flower Remedies, a postgraduate Certificate in Theology, a Certificate in Positive Spirituality, a Certificate in Spirituality and Inner Healing, advanced study and training in yoga to the level of teacher, two years training in Tai Chi, and further short-term courses dealing with natural ways of healing on all levels (body, mind and spirit). Her work experience has been interesting and varied, from being the owner/manager of Prana Health Food shop and manager of Sherwood Health Foods, to being a practitioner specialising in Swedish massage and Bach Flower remedies and teaching massage at the Brisbane College of Natural Therapies.Beryl's enduring belief in giving is demonstrated by her extensive volunteer work. She has taught English to ESL students at Yeronga TAFE and migrant staff at Canossa Hospital and worked with the Smith Family and Red Cross. Beryl generously supports many charities, including her child sponsorship with World Vision.