For: Students presently enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Aviation program (undergraduate) or students applying for or enrolled in a full-time postgraduate academic program undertaking, or proposing to undertake studies in the area of Aviation
Available to: Continuing students,Commencing students
Level of study: Undergraduate or Postgraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa Holders
Award value and benefits: $2,500 and access to any special aviation records held in the State Library of Queensland
Duration: One-off payment
Programs of study: Bachelor of Aviation, Bachelor of Aviation Management, Master of Aviation Management, Master of Philosophy - Griffith Aviation, Doctor of Philosophy - Griffith Aviation
Applications close: Sunday 25 February 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 enrolled full-time in one of the following programs:
- 1517 - Bachelor of Aviation
- 1367 - Bachelor of Aviation Management
- 5647 - Master of Aviation Management
- 5001 - Master of Philosophy - Griffith Aviation
- 6001 - Doctor of Philosophy - Griffith Aviation
- Have completed at least 80 Credit Points of the Griffith Aviation program (for undergraduate applicants)
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder
- Be a lineal descendent of, OR a current/past member of- an Australian Flying Corps member, an Air Training Corps member, a currently serving member of the RAAF, or past member of the RAAF. (Lineal descendent/members of the Royal Air Force are not eligible to apply). Certified copies of proven connection must be supplied on application. Applicants must upload documentary evidence.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Referee Reports: Upload two (2) Referee Reports to comment on academic and/or work in an Aviation related field.
- Undergraduate referees will be required to list the student's academic progress to date.
- Postgraduate referee's reports should outline student's suitability/academic or work performance for the Brisbane RAAF Memorial Trust Scholarship
Supporting Documents (Please use the following formats- pdf, word, jpeg or excel. We can only guarantee these formats are included):
Please upload evidence of either being a lineal descendant, OR a current/past member of an Australian Flying Corps member, an Air Training Corps member, a currently serving member of the RAAF, or past member of the RAAF. (Lineal descendent/members of the Royal Air force are not eligible fo apply. Certified copies of proven connection must be supplied.
Evidence can include:
- Extract of Birth Certificate
- Letter of confirmation of lineal descendant from RAAF
- Proven connection with the RAAF as a member
- Proven connection with the Australian Flying Corps as a member
- Proven connection with the Air Training Corps as a member
- Program: Demonstrated past academic merit
- Personal Statements:
- Community Involvement and Experiences: demonstrated involvement in community activities and extracurricular personal achievements
- Career Goals and Aims and Aviation: Provide a personal statement
- Program: An undergraduate academic program or other qualification as deemed appropriate by Griffith University is mandatory
- Honours and Research Topics: A written proposal detailing intended subject or area of research
- Personal Statements:
- Career Goals and Aims, Community Involvement, Experiences and Aviation: Provide a personal statement
* Applicants must be available to be interviewed by the Assessment Panel.
Established in 1997, through a gift of $35 000 from the Brisbane RAAF Memorial Trust, the purpose of the Brisbane RAAF Memorial Trust Scholarship is to encourage students applying for, or presently enrolled in a full-time Griffith University undergraduate or postgraduate academic program undertaking, or proposing to undertake studies in the area of aviation. In the case of postgraduate study, students undertaking research, that in the opinion of the selection committee, is relevant to the past and present roles of the RAAF (see below for eligible academic programs). The scholarship is available for 2017 and valued at a total of $2,500 (one-off cash payment), paid into the student's nominated bank account. The recipient of the scholarship will be known as the RAAF Scholar.
The scholar will have access to any special records held in the State Library of Queensland (including the John Oxley Library), the RAAF Amberley Library and subject to the approval of the Senior Serving Officer at RAAF Amberley or his nominee, to other RAAF records for the purpose of research.