The Southern Pacific Development Honours Scholarship has been established to provide support to a student within the area of Exercise Science who is making a significant and valuable contribution to addressing the issues associated with childhood depression.

Maximum value is $5,000 payable in instalments.

Applications for Trimester 2 close: Friday 28 June 2019 at 4 pm.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • be enrolled or been approved for entry in Trimester 2 2019 into the Bachelor of Exercise Science with Honours (2096-Gold Coast Campus)
  • have completed the Bachelor of Exercise Science (1171)
  • be studying, or plan to study full time
  • have demonstrated significant and valuable contribution to addressing the issues associated with childhood depression
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarship funding
  • have a GPA of 4 or above.

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: Have a GPA of 4 or above
  • Honours and research topics: A brief outline of your dissertation topic and name of supervisor. A supervisor and topic will be predetermined by the School of Allied Health Sciences.


  • Leadership and community: Relevant personal achievements or awards received.


  • Personal statements:
    • Scholarship benefit: Personal statement outlining the reasons for applying for this scholarship. Include valuable contributions to addressing the issues associated with childhood depression.
    • Experience: Details of other relevant personal achievements or awards.

Start your application


There is one undergraduate scholarship available for an honours student embarking on a Bachelor of Exercise Science (Honours) program (2096 – Gold Coast campus).

Maximum value is $5,000 paid in instalments. Instalments of $2,500 are payable for each full time enrolled trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship or minimum duration of the program, whichever is the lesser.

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 program for which the scholarship was awarded
  • maintain a GPA of 4 or above
  • submit a progress report, signed by your supervisor at the end of Trimester 1 to the scholarships office.

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.