2024 Griffith Vice Chancellor's Academic Achievement Scholarships (Australia Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end as follows;
i.  For Trimester 1, 2024 (Round 1): 18th December, 2023
ii.  For Trimester 1, 2024 (Round 2): 29th January, 2024

Scholarship Summary: 
Griffith offers the Vice Chancellor's Academic Achievement Scholarships to outstanding Australian students commencing their first-ever undergraduate degree in 2024 and selection will be focused on excellence as well as the barriers to education that students have faced.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible, you must:
•  be either:
    o an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder
    o an Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen or international student who is completing or has completed Years 11 and 12 in Australia
•  be a student commencing university for the first time in Trimester 1 2024
•  have not undertaken/commenced any tertiary study (bachelor degree or postgraduate degree), with the exception of that undertaken as part of Year 11–12 studies (e.g. Enhanced Studies program, GUESTS)
•  have applied to commence at Griffith University in Trimester 1 2024 through either Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC); Universities Admission Centre (UAC), or via Direct Entry
•  receive an unadjusted ATAR of 95.45 or above (or equivalent rank OP 3 or above, and IB 37 or above). Griffith may use your Educational Disadvantage Assessment score* to adjust your ATAR rank.

*Information provided by individuals in their Griffith online scholarship application is used to conduct a comprehensive Educational Disadvantage Assessment (EDA) in accordance with the following categories:
1.  Financial hardship
2.  Home environment and responsibilities
3.  English language difficulty
4.  Personal illness and disability
5.  Educational disruption
6.  Remoteness or relocation within Australia..

Value of Scholarship: 
Recipients will receive;
i.  Cash (from A$15,000)  
ii.  Griffith Honours College offer 
iii.  Access to a travel grant 
iv.  Fee support for further study.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
•  Apply to study for an undergraduate coursework program at Griffith University.
•  You can then apply for the Vice Chancellor’s Academic Achievement Scholarship via the scholarship application process.

Application information
Please ensure you complete the following sections within your application.
  • Study details
  1. Secondary Education History
  2. Please note: You MUST include your QTAC / UAC reference number. Griffith will not be able to confirm your results/ranking if this number is not provided.
  • Achievements
  1. Leadership and community
  • Referee details (optional)
  1. Include two referee reports from two different sources, such as:
  • an academic referee—a person qualified to comment on academic studies, preferably a subject coordinator from your secondary school and/or a school principal
  • a character referee—a person competent to supply a character reference (for example, a current or past employer, or someone with whom you have undertaken community service or volunteer activities).
  • Statements
  1. Personal statement: In 500 words or less, detail your career goals, community involvement and how this scholarship would benefit you. 
Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Griffith University Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Achievement Scholarships Scholarship Page.