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Joan Lambrides Scholarship

Joan Lambrides Scholarship

Australia 22 Jul 2021
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

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0 $
State University
Area
Host Country
Deadline
22 Jul 2021
Study level
Opportunity type
Specialities
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Description

Established in 2020 by Gary Lambrides with the support of Alumni Friends, the Joan Lambrides Scholarship recognises Gary’s mother, Joan Lambrides, who attended UQ as a mature-age student, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1981. Splitting her early years between war-torn Greece and Australia, she never quite felt at home in either country. Despite this, she was a lover of languages and music, and inspired her children and those around her to cultivate these interests as well.

Joan Lambrides B. Arts 1981.

The Joan Lambrides Scholarship is intended for undergraduate students (including honours programs) pursuing the languages and arts. Joan was surrounded by language textbooks, and picked up several languages during her life. She was a musical aficionado, filling their home with music from Greece and around the world. Her love of literature across multiple languages imbued her children with that same spirit. Her children admire her resilience and love of beauty despite the hardship she experienced and upheaval she witnessed during her life. The scholarship hopes to foster those same passions and support other students facing their own challenges in life.

 

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant -

(a)          submits an application by the closing date;

(b)          is enrolled in an undergraduate (including honours) program with a major, extended major or field of study offered through the School of Music or the School of Languages and Cultures, or a major or extended major in Art History, Drama, Film and Television Studies or Writing offered by the School of Communication and Arts; and

 (d)         can demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship value : $4,500

Number awarded : 1

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