Professor Strachan, a member of Griffith’s Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources, has chosen to make an impact on the next generation of globally responsible business leaders. Through the creation of the Professor Glenda Strachan Honours Scholarship, she is helping those students who demonstrate the talent, but need a hand up to realise their full potential.

Maximum value $3,000.

Apply by 4 pm Monday 8 February 2021.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder
  • be a continuing student entering your honours year within the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources or be commencing a Griffith Business School Honours program in Trimester 1 2021  with a proposed research topic relating to the Department’s research interests
  • be studying full-time
  • have achieved a minimum GPA 6.

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
  • Honours and research topics: outline of honours topic and supervisor-proposed research topic should relate to the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources research interests.

Statements

  • Personal statements:
    • Career goals and aims – about yourself and your personal ambitions.

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section. Please use only the following formats: PDF, Word, jpg or Excel. We can only guarantee these formats will be accepted.

  • Academic transcript – if your undergraduate degree was completed at another university.
  • Curriculum Vitae.

The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed candidates.

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Value

Maximum value is $3,000 payable in instalments. Payment of $1,500 are payable for each full-time enrolled trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship.

Payments are made up to six weeks after the Census Date subject to maintaining ongoing eligibility requirements.

Sponsor Details

Professor Emeritus Glenda Strachan is an employment relations expert with a background in labour history, equity and diversity in employment and workforce development. Her passion for fair working conditions, along with her drive and commitment to the community has seen her achieve success in research and teaching at university and the community.

Professor Strachan is a member of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources at Griffith University. She has been in this role at Griffith University since 2003, and prior to this was at the University of Newcastle. She gained her PhD in 1992 from the University of Queensland. She has been Chief Investigator on a number of ARC Linkage Grants including ‘Gender and Employment Equity: Strategies for Advancement in Australian Universities’. She has published widely in academic journals and books and is co-author of ‘Managing Diversity in Australia: Theory and Practice’, published in 2010, and is co-editor of ‘Gender and the Professions: International and Contemporary Perspectives’, published in 2018.

Given her commitment to making a difference in the lives of others, Professor Strachan has chosen to make an impact on the next generation of globally responsible business leaders. Through the creation of the Professor Glenda Strachan Honours Scholarship she is helping those students who demonstrate the talent, but need a hand up to realise their full potential.

To remain eligible for the scholarship applicants will be required to:

  • Remaining enrolled as a full-time student in an approved program at census date with a minimum GPA of 6.0.
  • May be invited to meet with the donor and feature in marketing materials to promote the scholarship.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at census date. If you fail to successfully meet these conditions, it is at the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee to withhold the trimester instalment, or terminate the scholarship. You must show cause to the Scholarships Office why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

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.