Jack Keating Fund Scholarship

$6,000 scholarship available in 2018 for current or prospective research students of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education who are pursuing policy research in the field of education where the research is likely to impact on greater equality of opportunity and education outcomes and the advancement of social justice.

Applications open

1 Oct 2018

Applications close

9 Feb 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $6,000

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Be a current or prospective research student (commencing by March 2018, with at least a year of candidature remaining as at the closing date) of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education
    • Believe you are are pursuing policy research in the field of education where the research is likely to impact on greater equality of opportunity and education outcomes and the advancement of social justice.
  • Application process

    Selection will be based on academic merit, impact and worthiness of the research proposal.


    How to Apply
    Applications should be strictly three (3) A4 pages (excluding 2 page curriculum vitae (CV).


    Please provide information under the following headings:
    1.Contact for the application (name, position, telephone number, email address).
    2.Address
    3.Enrolment details (course name, enrolment date or expected commencement date, expected completion date, full-time or part-time status)
    4.Name of supervisor/prospective supervisor
    5.Title (maximum 20 words)
    6.Application summary (maximum 100 word 'lay' description summarising aims, significance and expected outcomes of the research)
    7.Research project description (Focus on aims, significance and potential outcomes expressed in plain language)
    8.Budget – outline the amount (excl. GST) and years of funding requested and information on any co-funding obtained or requested, including amount and source
    9.Track record –maximum 2 page CV that includes:
    - Research and/or relevant professional experience
    - Relevant research publications
    - Prizes, awards and scholarships
    - Other relevant research activities and achievement/any relevant interruptions to career and circumstances


    An electronic version of the application should be emailed to the Melbourne Education Research Institute, Melbourne Graduate School of Education at mgse-research@unimelb.edu.au by 9th February 2019, with the subject header ‘Jack Keating Fund Scholarship – APPLICANT NAME’. No hard copy application is required.


    Further information
    For more detailed information please refer to UTR7.289 The Jack Keating Fund (29KB, PDF).

  • When will I know the outcome?

    By the end of March 2019 you will receive a formal response on whether you have been successful for this scholarship.

What are the benefits?

Award of up to $6,000 for one year, 2018.

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