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Dr Maureen Aitken Undergraduate Scholarship

Dr Maureen Aitken Undergraduate Scholarship

Australia 21 Nov 2022
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

State University
Area
Host Country
Deadline
21 Nov 2022
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions
Enrolment status: Future UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate
Study level: All study areas
Scholarship focus: Accommodation, Financial hardship
Scholarship value: At least $4,500
Scholarship duration: Up to 1 year
Number awarded: 1
Applications open: 3 October 2022

Eligibility:

You're eligible if you:

  • are an undergraduate student who is, or intends to be, a resident at The Women’s College
  • are a domestic student in the year of award
  • are enrolled, or intend to enrol, in any bachelor's program in the year of the award
  • are able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Selection criteria:

We'll consider:

  • financial hardship;
  • community service; and
  • demonstrated leadership.

About this scholarship:

This scholarship was established in 2021 by The Women’s College in partnership with Alumni Friends, under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative, to honour Dr Maureen Aitken, who had a significant influence in the life of The Women’s College, serving as Principal from 1991-2008.

Dr Aitken held a BA with First Class Honours In French Language and Literature, a Postgraduate Diploma In Education and a PhD from The University of Queensland. She gave opportunity and encouragement to countless students by believing that confident and creative women can shape a better future. The annual distributions of the endowment support students experiencing financial hardship with the cost of residential fees at The Women’s College.

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