Joe Manders Scholarship

Applications are open   Local students   Current students

Part-time students often experience financial disadvantage and experience difficulties in juggling work or family commitments with their study but have limited access to the same level of scholarships available to full time students. The donor, Joe Manders, completed his Accounting course at Swinburne part-time and wanted to provide a scholarship for this cohort in Business.


Courses eligible

Any Business undergraduate course offered by Swinburne University of Technology


Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Joe Manders Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian Citizen
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a continuing Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2021
    • enrolled part-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
    • have completed at least 150 credit points towards the completion of their degree
    • have achieved a distinction average in their completed units
    • studying on-campus or online
  3. Provide evidence of one or more of the following:
    • financial hardship (Centrelink statement, payslips. Bank statements can be used if an explanation is provided in a personal statement)
    • personal hardship
    • primary carer responsibilities
  4. Provide evidence of community participation for things such as extra-curricular service to the community, sporting abilities and leadership qualities.

Value

The scholarship is valued at $5000 for one year only.


How to apply

Applicants should complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by 14 March 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For assistance when completing your application, please view the Scholarship Application Help Guide.


Conditions

All scholarships offered by Swinburne are governed by a set of conditions. Please visit our Scholarship Conditions page for further information.


Contact

Scholarships & Orientation, Student Administration and Library Services
scholarship@swin.edu.au