Flinders University :Francis Regan Student Scholarship

Opening Date: 25-06-2019   Closing Date: 05-08-2019  

DESCRIPTION

The Francis Regan Student Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to a student who is enrolled in an Honours degree or Masters degree in Education, Humanities or Law at Flinders University and who is undertaking a research or creative project in any area of social justice.  Subject to the availability of funds, the scholarship will be offered annually and will be for the sum of $1,000. 

The scholarship is intended to support a student who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice issues through either employment, study, volunteer work or in some other way.

SOURCE OF FUNDS

The scholarship has been established in memory of Professor Francis Regan who was a Professor of Legal Studies at Flinders University until his death in 2009.  His family, colleagues and friends have provided funds to establish the scholarship for a student working in the field of social justice, an area to which Professor Regan was deeply committed.

ELIGIBLITY
 

Applicants for the scholarship must:

·be enrolled in an Honours degree or Masters degree in Education, Humanities or Law at Flinders University; and

·be undertaking a research or creative  project in any area of social justice; and

·be able to demonstrate a commitment to social justice through employment, study, or volunteer work, or in some other way and

·not have previously held the Francis Regan Student Scholarship



TENURE

The scholarship is offered annually and recipients may only receive it once.  The scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the selection panel.  There is no obligation to offer the scholarship in any given year, should there not be a suitable applicant.

SELECTION

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of an application in which the applicant will:

  • demonstrate his/her commitment to social justice issues through employment, study, or volunteer work, or in some other way; and
  • explain how the scholarship will aid the research project and/or living expenses while the applicant is undertaking the research.

Applications will be assessed by a panel consisting of the Vice-President, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, or his/her nominee who will act as chair, a staff member of the University currently teaching in Criminology nominated by the Vice-President, College of Business, Government and Law and one other person nominated by the Vice-President, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, who may be someone external to the University.

 

APPLICATION

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application.  Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in Student Two as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including home and semester address, citizenship etc.

ADVERTISING

The scholarship will be advertised on the University website and other appropriate media as determined by Flinders University

  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: honours, postgraduate, continuing,

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