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1 Griffith University Scholarships Scholarships 2012 Presenter: Miriam Johansen Scholarships and Prizes Officer

2 Griffith University Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships Academic Scholarships Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarships Applications open Monday 8 August 2011 and close Friday 18 November 2011 Selection criteria OP 1-6 (or rank equivalent) Leadership Community involvement Extracurricular activities Benefit options Cash valued up to approximately $20,000

3 Undergraduate Scholarships Griffith University Scholarships Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarships Important points for applying: Provide a well written personal statement; This is an opportunity for students to sell themselves and talk about their career goals, their passions for study and their career and their extra curricular involvement during school and outside of school. Do not just focus on why the students want to study at Griffith University Ensure a referee report is submitted; Applications will not be considered without a referee report supplied Address leadership and community engagement criteria, Have a variety of preference options listed through QTAC.

4 Griffith University Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships Equity Scholarships Uni-Start Admission and Scholarship Scheme 2011 school-leavers and non school-leavers who have experienced financial hardship and/or educational disadvantage Applications open Monday 8 August 2011 and close Friday 18 November 2011 Consideration for admission to Griffith University, providing bonus OPs/Ranks Consideration for a Chancellor’s Scholarship and other equity scholarships Additional access and transition support Important points for applying Ensure that students submit any supporting documentation (centrelink documentation, bank statements, doctors certificates etc) at the time of their application process. Safety net Track and Monitor students To identify circumstance that may not be identified Links to QTAC’s ‘special consideration’

5 Griffith University Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships Sports Scholarships Sports Scholarships – valued at $5,000 per year for up to 4 years, aimed at students who are at the top of their sport (typically National level or higher) All successful recipients of Griffith University Sports and Development Scholarships are automatically members of the Griffith Sports College, which aims to assist elite athletes in sourcing flexible study means to enable them to continue performing at optimum level whilst studying.

6 Undergraduate Scholarships Griffith University Scholarships Study Area specific Students should also be encouraged to check the study area specific scholarships available for year 12 school leavers in the following disciplines; Business Education Engineering and Information Technology Environment, Planning and Architecture Health Humanities, Languages and Criminology Law Music Science Visual and Creative Arts

7 Griffith University Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships Commonwealth Scholarships administered through Centrelink Student are eligible if they are receiving one of the following Centrelink benefits; Youth Allowance ABSTUDY Austudy Assisted under Veteran schemes Scholarships available Student Start-Up Scholarship(valued at $1097 per semester for 2011, indexed each year) Relocation Scholarship(valued at $4,000 for students first year of eligibility and $1000 for consecutive years) For further information it is recommended that students contact Centrelink directly

8 Griffith University Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarships Scholarships & Prizes Office Information and contact details Website:www.griffith.edu.au/scholarshipswww.griffith.edu.au/scholarships Phone:

9 Scholarship and Honours College Griffith University Scholarships Presenters: Elise Giles & Kate Stevenson Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship Recipients and members of the Griffith Honours College

10 Scholarships and Honours College Griffith University Scholarships

11 Scholarships and Honours College Griffith University Scholarships


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