Flinders Living has established the Deirdre Jordan Village Rural Scholarship for Continuing Students. The scholarship is available to students continuing to reside in Deirdre Jordan Village.
Subject to the availability of funds there will be one annual scholarship valued at $1,000 which will be credited to the recipient's Accommodation Fee account at Flinders Living.
be permanent residents of rural Australia; and
normally reside outside of the Adelaide metropolitan area and the metropolitan areas of other major Australian cities (as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics Local Council areas); and
have previously lived in the Deirdre Jordan Village for a period of not less than one semester; and
be residing at the Deirdre Jordan Village for the duration of the academic year in which the award is made; and
be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate course of study at Flinders University; and
be able to demonstrate financial hardship.
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Selection will be made in accordance with procedures approved by the Director, Student Administration and Systems.
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date. Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in the Student System as you will be assessed using this information.
Applicants will need to demonstrate financial hardship to apply for this scholarship. This can be done uploading a recent Centrelink (or DVA) Income Statement which shows you are currently in receipts of government means tested benefits. See the list of approved benefits at http://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships/how-to-apply/undergraduate-scholarship-applications.cfm. Applicants not in receipt of government means tested benefits must be able to demonstrate financial hardship form by completing and uploading the Financial Hardship Form available below.