Stavros Niarchos Foundation Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $9,000 for each year for which it is held (excluding any periods for which the Scholarship is deferred or interrupted).
Scholarship duration Variable as per Addendum 1 for Named Scholarship (see Scholarship rules)
Number awarded Up 2 awards for semester 2, 2021
Opening date 14 May 2021
Closing date 28 June 2021

Description

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is maintained by an endowment gift from The Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

This Scholarship is part of the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme .

Eligibility

(1) An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –

(a) submits an application to the Director by the closing date for applications;
(b) is enrolled, or intends to enrol full-time in an Approved Program in the year of award, or after an approved deferment of one year; and
(c )  does not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar.  

(2) To be eligible for a Named Scholarship, the student must also meet any additional eligibility requirements for that scholarship set out in Addendum 1 of the scholarship rules.
 
Additional eligibility criteria:
  • is enrolled in an Approved Program

Additional benefits

  • Liveris Academy travel bursaries may be offered at the discretion of the Director where they are not included as an additional benefit in a Named Scholarship
  • Each Scholarship includes Membership to the Liveris Academy

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please submit an on-line application by the due date of 28 June, 2021.

Selection criteria

1.    For the selection process, the Director must establish a selection committee, comprising –
(a)  the Director, or nominee, as Chair of the committee;
(b)  the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic), or nominee;
(c)  up to one UQ staff member nominated by the Chair;
(d)  one member of the Liveris Academy Internal Steering Committee, Advisory Board, or Honorary Board; and
(e)  for the selection of each Named Scholarship, one representative from the relevant donor or industry partner for that Named Scholarship,with UQ staff comprising the majority.

2.   UQ staff who are donors to the Scholarship being awarded are not eligible to be on the selection committee for that Scholarship. 

3.   The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –
(a) evidence of academic excellence;
(b) evidence of personal qualities including – 

(i) leadership potential, community service and/or engagement;  
(ii)  alignment with the graduate attributes of the Liveris Academy;  
(iii)demonstrated commitment to academic excellence; 
(iv)demonstrated capacity and willingness to actively participate in, and positively contribute to, co-curricular activities at UQ; and
(v)demonstrated strength of interest in undertaking co-curricular developmental activities through the Liveris Academy; and 

(c )  any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success at UQ and in their subsequent career.

4.  The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

5.  To be selected for a Named Scholarship, students must also meet any additional selection criteria for that Scholarship set out in Addendum 1.

6. An applicant cannot hold more than one Scholarship.

Additonal Selection Criteria:
The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by academic achievement.

 

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith
+61 7 3365 3853

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for the Minimum Completion Time (excluding any periods for which the Scholarship is deferred or suspended).

Terminology

Approved Program means an undergraduate program at The University of Queensland