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2024 Flinders University Dylan Alcott Foundation Scholarship

The Dylan Alcott Foundation Scholarship has been established to assist students with a disability with the cost of study. This scholarship is funded by the Dylan Alcott Foundation, with a contribution of $5,000 per student from Flinders Universit

Aim and Benefits

The scholarship will cover tuition or student contribution costs up to a maximum of $10,000 per annum. Payments will not cover the cost of any prior study. A direct payment to recipients of $5,000 will also be made in the first semester of this scholarship.

Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree at Flinders University; and
  • Be 26 years of age or less at the time of application; and
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident; and
  • Be living with a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992; and
  • Be registered with an access plan at Flinders University.

Interview date, Process and Venue

Selection Criteria

Selection will be made by Disability Services in conjunction with Student Finance and Scholarships on the basis of:

  • Academic merit; and
  • A written statement of the applicant's long-term vision for how their education and experiences will enable them to make a lasting and meaningful impact in their community; and
  • A written statement outlining the barriers the student is facing in their studies; and
  • Referees' reports highlighting the applicant's academic achievements, potential, and suitability for the scholarship.

The preferred candidate/s will have their applications reviewed by the Dylan Alcott Foundation for endorsement.

Application Deadline

May 14, 2024

How to Apply

Application Form - Word

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date, with the application form completed and uploaded. Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide one or two references to support the application, please upload to Student System as part of the application. 

For more details, visit Flinders University website.

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