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Clem Jones & E.W. “Ted” Jones Memorial Scholarship

Clem Jones & E.W. “Ted” Jones Memorial Scholarship

Australia 31 Jan 2024
The university of Queensland Australia

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

State University
Area
Host Country
Deadline
31 Jan 2024
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, Current UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate coursework
Study level: Science and mathematics
Scholarship focus: Financial hardship, Rural or remote
Scholarship value: At least $4,500
Scholarship duration: Duration of the approved program
Number awarded: 1
Applications open: 20 October 2023

Eligibility:

You are eligible if you: 

  • are enrolled or will be enrolled in a mathematics or engineering related program that has a significant component of mathematics in the year of award;
  • are a graduate of Ipswich Grammar School or another high school in the Ipswich Local Government Area;
  • can demonstrate evidence of financial need; and
  • apply for the Scholarship by the closing date for applications.

Selection criteria:

We will consider the following: 

  • strength of personal statement included with their application;
  • overall academic performance in their Year 12 (or equivalent) or current tertiary study where applicable;
  • proposed benefits gained from financial support; and
  • any other evidence that the selection committee may deem relevant to the applicant’s future success in their field.

Preference will be given to eligible applicants who are graduates of Ipswich Grammar School and are enrolled in a Bachelor of Mathematics or equivalent.

About this scholarship:

A trust fund established in 2018 through a generous gift by the Clem Jones Foundation to commemorate the birth and early life in Ipswich of Clem Jones AO, a mathematically inclined surveyor by profession, long-time Lord Mayor of Brisbane and sometime groundkeeper of the Gabba wicket, along with his father, E.W. “Ted” Jones, a teacher at Ipswich Grammar School in the early part of the 1900s.

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