Scholarship Description: Griffith University and the Commonwealth Government are now accepting applications for the Chancellor’s Scholarships in Australia. These scholarships are open to the applicants who are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or New Zealand Citizen.
The Chancellor’s Scholarships are for students who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage that has impacted on their ability to achieve their full potential.
Scholarship Provider: Griffith University ranks in the top 3 percent of universities globally. The mission of Griffith University is to engage in outstanding scholarship that makes a major contribution to society and to produce groundbreaking research.
Degree Level: The scholarship is open for an undergraduate student (this includes school leavers and non-school leavers, commencing and continuing students)
Available Subject: The scholarship will be awarded in the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship will cover:
Chancellor’s Accommodation Scholarship, maximum value $22,000, for a maximum of eight payments
Chancellor’s Education Costs Scholarship, a maximum value of $11,000, for a maximum of eight payments
Kombumerri People Accommodation Scholarship, maximum value $22,000, for a maximum of eight payments
Kombumerri People Education Costs Scholarship, maximum value $11,000, for a maximum of eight payments
Neville Bonner Scholarship, maximum value $2,500, for one trimester
Eligible Nationalities: Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or New Zealand Citizen are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible you must:
- be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or New Zealand Citizen
- be a domestic undergraduate student (this includes school leavers and non-school leavers, commencing and continuing students)
- demonstrate financial disadvantage by either: being in receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment; or a comprehensive assessment by the University.
- not have completed the requirements for an Australian Bachelor award unless such an award is a pre-requisite to their undergraduate program of enrolment and there is no alternate pathway into that program.
To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:
- Secondary education history (commencing students)
- Program (continuing students)
- Income and expenditure
The assessment is made on the basis of an assessment in accordance with the following five categories:
- Financial hardship
- Home environment and responsibilities
- English language difficulty
- Personal illness and disability
- Educational disruption.
To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application through the given link: https://www.griffith.edu.au/scholarships/before-you-apply
Deadline: June 30, 2019.