KPMG believes that our nation will not realise its full potential until everyone has equal access to opportunity, with business playing a vital role in solving social and environmental issues.

As a leader in corporate citizenship, KPMG harnesses the energy and capabilities of their people to empower positive change for our community. Therefore, KPMG have chosen to continue their commitment to the KPMG Indigenous Scholarship in support of Indigenous students studying an undergraduate degree at Griffith University. KPMG believe in diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences, which strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to their people and clients.

Valued at $11,000 per year for a maximum of three years.

Applications closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • be enrolled at Griffith University in an undergraduate degree hosted by the Griffith Business School* - students must have completed at least 80CP with the Griffith Business School
  • be enrolled full-time
  • have a minimum GPA of 4.0.

(*excludes Honours-level programs)

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: details of current degree.

Statements

  • Personal statements: please complete these statements or attach a 300-word document about yourself and your personal ambitions
    • Career goals and aims: statement about yourself and your personal attributes.

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section (please use the following formats: PDF, Word, jpeg or Excel. We can only guarantee these formats with be accepted):

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): please provide an up-to-date CV/resume
  • Personal statement about yourself and your personal ambitions (optional)

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

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Value

The scholarship is valued at $11,000 per annum, payable in instalments of $5,500 in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2, for a maximum of three years or minimum duration of the degree for which the scholarship was awarded, whichever is the lesser.

Conditions are verified each trimester at census date, if met, payments are then made up to six weeks after the trimester census date.

As an additional benefit KPMG may choose to provide the opportunity for the recipient to undertake a work experience or vacation placement at KPMG.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to participate in events hosted by KPMG/Griffith to promote the Reconciliation Action Plans and participate in the Indigenous Business Network.

Sponsor details

KPMG believes that our nation will not realise its full potential until everyone has equal access to opportunity, with business playing a vital role in solving social and environmental issues.

As a leader in Corporate Citizenship, KPMG harnesses the energy and capabilities of their people to empower positive change for our community. Therefore, KPMG have chosen to continue their commitment to the KPMG Indigenous Scholarship in support of Indigenous students studying an undergraduate degree at Griffith University. KPMG believe in diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences which strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to their people and clients.

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

  • remain enrolled as a full-time student in the Griffith Business School hosted degree
  • maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0.

A scholarship recipient must agree to meet with the donor/s and feature in marketing materials to promote the scholarship.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, it is at the discretion of the selection committee to withhold the trimester instalment or terminate the scholarship. The recipient must show cause to the Scholarships Office why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

Applications, including any supporting documentation, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Applicants may be required to provide additional information in order to determine eligibility.

Offers are made via email.