This scholarship has been established in honour of Mavis Haydon. During her lifetime Mavis Haydon recognised and valued the power of education. She was acutely aware that the opportunity to attend University remains beyond the financial means of many talented young people. By establishing a perpetual charitable trust in support of University scholarships in her will, Mavis Haydon sought to address this imbalance.
Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. Flinders is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks in the 10-16 bracket in Australia and 36th in the world of those established less than 50 years. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked amon... read more
Each scholarship will have a value of $5,000 per annum paid in equal instalments after the census date of each semester. The number of scholarships will be determined by available funding. Maximum funding for each student will be determined by the normal duration of the course, up to a maximum of 6 years.
Scholarship applicants must:
The scholarship will be awarded taking consideration of:
A selection committee will be appointed comprising a representative from the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health; Science and Engineering; and Business, Government and Law; and a member of the general public appointed by the trustees of the Mavis Brown Charitable Trust.
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date.
For more details, visit Flinders University website.