The Criminology and Criminal Justice Honours Scholarship is available to highly motivated students who have recently completed their undergraduate degree in Criminology, Psychology or Sociology and have an interest in pursuing a research career in Criminology.

The maximum value is $6,000 payable in instalments.

Applications closed for 2020.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • have recently completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • be enrolled in, or eligible for full-time admission into the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:

Study details

  • Tertiary education history
  • Program: Academic Merit - Grade point average (GPA)
  • Honours and research topic: Provide an outline of your Honours project

* Applicants may be interviewed.

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Maximum value is $6,000 payable in 2 instalments. Instalments of $3,000 are payable in Trimester 1 and 2 provided conditions are met.

Payments are made within six weeks after the Census Date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and Conditions.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to:

  • remain full-time enrolled at Griffith University in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)
  • obtain a Distinction average in Trimester 1

The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, scholarship payments may be withheld, or the scholarship may be terminated.

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.