This scholarship has been established through the generous support of The Collier Charitable Fund.
The scholarship will provide support to Griffith University students from regional and remote regions of Australia as they undertake an undergraduate degree at Griffith University.
Valued at $2,500 payable in a single instalment.
Apply by: 4 pm Friday 29 January 2021
Can I apply?
To be eligible you must:
- be an Australian citizen
- be accepted as a commencing student at Griffith University in Trimester 1 2021 or be a continuing first-year student having completed less than 80 CP (excludes OUA programs)
- demonstrate sound academic potential by:
- having achieved a GPA 4 or above in your first trimester (continuing students)
- having received an ATAR above 74 or OP equivalent (commencing students)
- be residing in a rural, regional or remote location in Australia before commencing study (the University uses the Australian Bureau of Statistics Map)
- not be in receipt of any other Griffith University scholarship that serves the same purpose.
What do I include in my application?
To be considered for this scholarship, you must complete the following sections within the application:
- Program – continuing students
- Secondary education history
- Program preferences.
- Income and expenditure
- Personal statement
- Career goals and aims: why have you selected the degree?
- Community involvement: including volunteering and other community activities undertaken
- Scholarship benefit: how will the scholarship impact your studies?
The scholarship is valued at $2,500, paid in a single payment after census date in Trimester 1 2021.
Payment are made up to six weeks after the census date subject to confirmation of eligibility requirements.
The Collier Charitable Fund is a perpetual charitable trust that was established in 1954 by three Melbourne sisters—Alice, Annette and Edith Collier—as a way to continue, in perpetuity, their lifelong practice of generous support of charities and of the disadvantaged.
Since then, the trustees of the fund have been making grants from the fund's income each year to many worthwhile organisations and projects in Victoria and around Australia. The total value of grants made to date exceeds $107 million.
Payment is made on confirmation of full-time enrolment at Griffith University in an undergraduate degree.
Conditions of acceptance:
- The recipient must be willing to write a note of thanks at the completion of Trimester 1, 2021 to the funder detailing how the scholarship has made an impact to them personally (these notes will be provided to the funder via the Development and Alumni Office).
- The scholarship cannot be deferred and recipient must commence studies in the year the scholarship is awarded.
- The recipient cannot hold any other scholarship designated to support students from regional and remote locations.
Applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date.
Offers are made via email.
Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.
The University reserves the right to withdraw an advertised scholarship at any time.