Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study All levels of study
Study area Agriculture and Environment
Scholarship value At least $2000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Opening date 21 February 2020
Closing date 27 March 2020

Description

The purpose of the Bursary is to support students from a disadvantaged background studying veterinary science.

The bursary was established in 2018 by a bequest from Edna Dorothy Griffiths, to assist students from a disadvantaged background studying veterinary science at The University of Queensland.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the award of a Bursary if the applicant -

(a)    submits an application for the Bursary by the closing date for applications; and

(b)    is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program at The University of Queensland.

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program, the Master of Veterinary Science program, or an HDR project based on veterinary science owned by the School of Veterinary Science.

Applications are closed.

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Selection criteria

The Bursary is awarded to the applicant/s showing greatest merit, as demonstrated by –

(a)    strength of personal statement addressing the academic benefit of the Bursary support;

(b)    evidence of disadvantage which includes, but is not limited to, the following –

(i)     financial need or hardship; or

(ii)    being from a Rural or Regional Area; or

(iii)   being the first in their family to attend university; or

(iv)   having a medical condition or disability or being the primary carer for a family member with a medical condition or disability; and 

 (c)   any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in their studies.

Preference may be given to students who are a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, and who are accepted as such by the community in which they live or have lived.

Applications are closed.

Contact

School of Veterinary Science
Applications are closed.

Terminology

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program, the Master of Veterinary Science program, or an HDR project based on veterinary science owned by the School of Veterinary Science.

Bursary means the Roslyn Griffiths Veterinary Science Bursary.

Head means the Head of School, School of Veterinary Science.

Rural or Regional Area means you must have lived in a geographic region classified as –

Remoteness Area 2 (RA2)

Remoteness Area 3 (RA3)

Remoteness Area 4 (RA4)

Remoteness Area 5 (RA5)

for at least five consecutive years, or for at least 10 years cumulatively.

Remoteness Areas are defined by the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) system.

Applications are closed.