The Ken Baguley Bursary is open to students studying full-time in their second year at Griffith University's Gold Coast campus in disciplines associated with business administration, management, accounting or hospitality.

Maximum value is $3,000, paid in instalments.

Apply by: 12pm Friday 19 February 2021

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • be a full-time student at Griffith University's Gold Coast campus, enrolled in a Business program majoring in disciplines associated with Business Administration, Management, Accounting or Hospitality
  • have completed 80 credit points at Griffith University, Gold Coast campus, and be enrolled in the 2nd year of your academic program
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above. (A student whose GPA does not reflect their academic ability may provide a 250 word submission to this effect in the "Statements- Personal Statements- Is there anything else you would like to add?" section)

What do I include in my application?

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

Study Details

  • Program


  • Personal statements:
    • Community involvement: What contributions have you or do you envisage you will make to the community?
    • Scholarship benefit: How will the scholarship benefit you?
    • Challenge(s) experienced: What are any difficult circumstances you are/have encountered?
    • Is there anything else you would like to add? (Other Comments): provide a statement in this section if GPA is not above 5.0 as to why this is the case (optional)

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section. (Please only use the following formats- pdf, jpeg, word or excel. We can only guarantee these formats will be accepted)

  • Supporting documentation:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) - Please provide a current CV (Curriculum Vitae) outlining the following criteria:
      • Academic merit including awards
      • Extracurricular activities
      • Employment and work experience
      • Community activities including volunteer work

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

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Maximum value is $3,000 paid in instalments.  Instalments of $1,500 are payable in trimester 1 and 2 provided conditions are met.

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

Sponsor details

The Ken Baguley Bursary was established to honour the founding President of the Club- Mr Ken Baguley. Ken Baguley, whose vision was to prepare young people for a complex world by providing maximum education opportunities and assistance to all students, but particularly to those in more difficult circumstances.

Rotary Club of Gold Coast website.

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

  • remain full-time enrolled at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus in a Business degree majoring in Business Administration, Management, Accounting or Hospitality
  • maintain a minimum GPA of 5
  • be prepared to attend two meetings of the Rotary Club of Gold Coast (before each payment instalment) and speak briefly at those meetings

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, including any supporting documentation, 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.

Griffith University reserves the right to withdraw an advertised scholarship at any time.