The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Round Table and Griffith Business School proudly support this scholarship. It is designed to assist three students from a culturally and linguistically diverse background through their studies of a single or double business degree.

The scholarship is aimed at current Bachelor of Business students residing in the Brisbane City Council region. The scholarship will support these students, who demonstrate a commitment to learning, but who are experiencing financial hardship, to achieve their full potential.

Maximum value is $15,000, payable in instalments.

Apply by: 4pm Monday 10 February 2020.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • Must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  • Must be a continuing full-time student enrolled in Bachelor of Business, or a double degree including a Bachelor of Business.
  • Must reside in Brisbane City Council region.
  • Must be completing at least one major in:
    • Asian Business;
    • International Business;
    • Entrepreneurship and Self Employment;
    • Economics; and/or
    • Finance.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 4.5 or above.
  • Must be from a culturally and linguistically diverse background with themselves or at least one parent born overseas.

What do I include in my application?

Study details

  • Program – confirm degree and GPA

Personal Background

  • Income and expenditure
  • Scholarships

Statements

  • Personal Statements:
    • Community involvement: demonstrating your links to your cultural heritage through your community involvement
    • Family: detailing your family heritage, if you or your parent/s have been born overseas, if you speak another language
    • Challenge(s) experienced: detailing your financial circumstances that have the potential to impact upon your continuing studies at Griffith University

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

  • Provide Centrelink statements or other document demonstrating financial hardship
  • Optional – you can attach a document that contains your personal statement (no more than an 750 words in total), outlining the below;
  1. detailing your financial circumstances that have the potential to impact upon your continuing studies at Griffith University
  2. demonstrating your links to your cultural heritage through your community involvement.
  3. detailing your family heritage, if you or your parent/s have been born overseas, if you speak another language.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview. Applicants may be asked to provide further evidence to determine their financial status.

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Value

The maximum value of each scholarship is $15,000. Payments of $2,500 are made each trimester that conditions are meet, up to the maximum value of the scholarship or minimum duration of the degree for which the scholarship was awarded, whichever is the lesser.

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

Sponsor details

The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Round Table identifies and facilitates opportunities for business and economic development in Brisbane's multicultural community.

The Council is committed to providing aspiring business owners with the knowledge and skills to establish or grow a business in its early stages. It includes training courses from Certificate IV through to post-graduate university courses.

The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Round Table and Griffith Business School proudly support this scholarship. It is designed to assist three students from a culturally and linguistically diverse background through their studies of a single or double business degree.

Each successful applicant will receive a scholarship of $5,000 per annum for a maximum of three years to cover their educational expenses.

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

  • Remaining enrolled as a full-time student in an approved Griffith Business School undergraduate degree
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 4.5.
  • Supply a progress report each trimester to be sent to the donor, the Lord Mayor's Administration and Engagement (LMAE).
  • Participate in career development, networking and mentoring opportunities made available by Griffith University and the LMAE.
  • Show a willingness to be involved in multicultural initiatives developed by the LMAE as negotiated.

The recipient may also 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 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.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.