Scott Reid Memorial Scholarships for Papua New Guinea Students at Griffith University

  • Bachelor
  • $5,000
  • 16 October 2021
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Our Scott Reid Memorial Scholarship is offered in partnership with MinterEllison Gold Coast. It honours the memory of Scott Reid, Partner of MinterEllison Gold Coast, who was a brilliant leader, mentor, lawyer and family man, who approached both his professional and personal life with great humility, empathy and good humour. Scott also devoted much of his life to the development of AFL in Papua New Guinea, which now has more than 2.5 million people who have played the game and participates in international AFL tournaments in Australia.
The Scott Reid Memorial Scholarship rewards a Papua New Guinean student applying for Law who meets the selection criteria:
  • Demonstrated capacity for leadership, initiative and service to your community
  • Epitomise Scott’s approach to life – ‘Laugh a lot, stand strong and keep it all in perspective’
  • Seeks to use your law degree to make a difference.

The scholarship includes a one-month paid law clerkship annually (up to a maximum of 4 years), providing practical experience, progressive skills growth and mentorship.

Eligibility

  • Be a citizen of Papua New Guinea or demonstrate affinity with the PNG community. In the event of there being no such applicant, applicants of Pacific Islands heritage or affinity will be considered.
  • Have applied to study an eligible law program at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus by the scholarship application closing date.
  • Satisfy all academic and English language entry requirements for the Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Laws (Hons)/double degree or Juris Doctor program.
  • Be a full-time student starting in Trimester 1 2022.

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Benefits

\$5,000 and annual four-week paid law clerkship.
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