Scholarships will be awarded to financially assist students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with the aim of reducing financial stress so that students can continue their studies at Flinders University.
Scholarships will be funded by Flinders University as well as community donations. The funds have been pooled in an account named the “Matthew Flinders Scholarship Fund” within the University’s Karmel Endowment Fund.
Each Scholarship is to be used to assist students to support the continuation of their studies at Flinders University. Each Scholarship will be valued up to $2,000.
The scholarship amount awarded will be paid in two equal instalments. Payment will be made after the Semester 2 2020 and Semester 1 2021 census dates. Recipients will not normally be eligible for a second or subsequent Matthew Flinders Scholarship.
The number of scholarships and amount of scholarship payments will be dependent on available funds.
Applicants for the Scholarship must:
To be considered, applicants must be:
The scholarship amount (not to exceed $2,000) determined to be allocated/awarded to an eligible student applicant by the Scholarship Committee will be paid in two equal instalments. Payment will be made after the Semester 2 2020 and Semester 1 2021 census dates. Recipients will not normally be eligible for a second or subsequent Matthew Flinders Scholarship.
The Scholarship selection will be made based on greatest financial hardship/need as determined in the discretion of the Matthew Flinders Scholarship Committee based on the information contained in scholarship applications received and otherwise in accordance with the Fund Terms of Reference.
Applications must be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System.
The Scholarship will be advertised on the University website and other appropriate media as determined by Flinders University.