The NAB Financial Planning Scholarship will be awarded to students with the ambition to pursue a career in financial planning.

If you are in your second or third year of a Bachelor degree majoring in Financial Planning and have the drive to change the financial planning landscape in Australia, this scholarship can provide you with financial assistance towards your studies and accelerate your career in financial planning.

Maximum value - $5,000 (paid in instalments)

Applications closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • be part-time or full-time students at one of Griffith Universities six (6) campuses
  • be enrolled in a second or third year Bachelor degree majoring in Financial Planning
  • not be an employee or contractor of National Australia Bank Limited (NAB) or a family member of an employee or contractor of NAB

Eligible and complete applications will be shortlisted, with the top five (5) applications being sent to NAB to be assessed by NAB against the total applicant pool.

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: Bachelor degree with a Financial Planning major

Statements

  • Personal statements:
    • Career goals and aims: Why do you want to be a financial planner?
    • Scholarship benefit: How would this scholarship help you achieve this goal?

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

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) maximum one attachment

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Value

Maximum cash value is $5,000, paid in two instalments of $2,500, 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.

In addition to the cash payments, successful recipients will also receive;

* Mentorship with a NAB Financial Planning senior financial planner.

* An Invitation to attend a NAB Financial Planning professional development day.

Sponsor details

At NAB, we are committed to growing the future talent in financial planning. Our aim is to support and strengthen the pool of talent in financial planning by encouraging greater diversity and broader participation in financial planning studies.

The NAB Financial Planning Scholarship will be awarded to students with the ambition to pursue a career in financial planning. If you are in your second or third year of a bachelor degree majoring in financial planning and have the drive to change the financial planning landscape in Australia, this scholarship can provide you with financial assistance towards your studies and accelerate your career in financial planning. The scholarship program is offered nationally, successful applications will be selected from the overall applicant pool. A minimum of one of the 10 scholarships available will be awarded to a Griffith student.

To find out more, visit nab.com.au/futureplanners

The successful applicant must:

  • remain enrolled at Griffith University, majoring in Financial Planning
  • maintain good academic standing at Griffith University
  • understand that the scholarship is not transferable or exchangeable
  • agree to participate in promotional activity reasonably requested by NAB and consent to their name and image being used in promotional material without further payment
  • release NAB from any further payment or obligations upon receipt of the scholarship amount from their University (the scholarship amount will be paid directly to the successful applicant by their University)

It is important that you read and understand the NAB Terms before you submit an application, as by submitting an application you agree to be bound by the NAB Terms. If you have any questions about the NAB Terms or the application process, please contact Professor Mark Brimble on (07) 3735-7478.

The scholarship program is offered nationally and successful applications will be selected from the overall applicant pool. There are up to ten scholarships offered nationally, with a minimum of one scholarship being  awarded to a Griffith University student.

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

Griffith University will collect applications via the online scholarship application system by the closing date. Eligible and complete applications will be shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants may be required to provide additional information.

The top five (5) applications are then sent to NAB to be assessed by NAB against the total applicant pool.

Offers are made via email.