For: Low socio-economic students with high levels of sporting and academic ability
Available to: Commencing students, Continuing students
Level of study: Undergraduate
Citizenship: Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
Award value and benefits: $9,000
Programs of study: Any of Griffith University's undergraduate programs
Applications close: Sunday 5 February 2018 (applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information)
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Candidates must meet all of these:
- Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
- Be a current Griffith University undergraduate student or be eligible for admission to any of Griffith University's undergraduate programs in 2018;
- Provide evidence of financial need (Centrelink or Tax statement); and
- Provide evidence of sporting achievements.
If all are not addressed application will be deemed incomplete.
- Secondary Education History (Commencing students): Academic Merit
- Program (Continuing students): GPA
- Sports Participation: High level of sporting achievement competing at State or National level
- Income and Expenditure
- Career Goals and Aims: Outline your career goals and aims and your ability to succeed at University.
- Scholarship Benefit: Why the scholarship is warranted and its potential benefits.
- Experience: Sporting achievement to date.
- Challenge(s) Experienced: Can identify certain financial needs or challenges that have the potential to impact on your study at Griffith University.
Supporting Documentation (Please use the following formats- pdf, word, jpeg or excel. We can only guarantee these formats are included):
- Evidence of financial need (Centrelink or Tax statement)
- Evidence of sporting achievements.
Terms and Conditions
A scholarship recipient must:
- Enrol and maintain enrolment at the Census Date for which the benefit applies
- Maintain a GPA of 4 or above
- Provide a report on sporting achievements twice a year. (Scholarships office will send the report format)
- Continue to demonstrate a high level of sporting achievement in their Sport at a State or National level
- Continue to meet the financial hardship criteria- documents required
Maximum value is $9,000, payable in instaments. Payments of $1,500 are payable for each full-time enrol trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship or minimum duration of the program, whichever is the lesser.
Payments are made within six weeks of the Census Date subject to maintaining ongoing eligibility requirements.
The aim of the Clem Jones Scholarship is to provide financial assistance that enables applicants on low incomes to undertake study at Griffith University. The Scholarship will assist students with high levels of sporting and academic ability gain tertiary qualifications from which they and the community will benefit.
Two (2) Clem Jones Scholarships are available, valued at up to $9,000 each for a total of three years, paid in two instalments of $1,500 each year. Payments will be made into the recipients nominated bank account providing the recipient maintains a Grade Point Average of 4 or better each trimester, and submits sporting reports to the committee (via the Scholarships Office) on a biannual basis (every six months) whilst in receipt of the scholarship.
Griffith is an elite athlete friendly university and has a strong commitment to sport and the role that it plays in a balanced educational environment. Fostering elite athletes and helping them to play sport whilst studying is a major part of that commitment. Griffith has many links with local and international sporting organisations. Griffith University, through the Griffith Sports College, assists elite athletes in sourcing flexible study means to enable them to continue performing at optimum level whilst studying.