Rotary Club of Southport Cyril Richarde AM International Scholarship in Australia

The Rotary Club of Southport proudly announces the Cyril Richarde AM International Scholarship, a testament to the club’s enduring commitment to fostering youth development on both national and international fronts.

Established in Trimester 1, 2022, this scholarship, valued at $5,000, is a tribute to Cyril Richarde, a national pioneer in Rotary humanitarian service. The scholarship aims to support a student who exemplifies dedication to community service, reflecting the values upheld by Rotary International.

Since 1975, our teaching and research have been focused on addressing the most important social and environmental issues of our time. Today, that mission is as relevant as ever. Social and environmental responsibility drive everything we do, from pioneering teaching in modern Asian studies and environmental science to our long-time support for First Peoples, social justice and sustainable practices.

Applications Close:

  • Application deadline for Trimester 1, 2024: 16 March 2024
  • Outcome notification: 28 March 2024

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Rotary Club of Southport
  • Department: Not Applicable
  • Course Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework Programs
  • Award: $5,000 (paid in two installments of $2,500)
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Nationality: Citizens of countries other than Australia or New Zealand, with preference for Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Philippines, Timor Leste.
  • The award can be taken in the: Australia


  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of countries other than Australia or New Zealand, with preference given to specific nations.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any subject offered by Griffith University
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Citizenship from specified countries
  • Minimum GPA of 4.0 or above on a 7-point scale
  • Full-time enrollment in Trimester 1, 2024, with at least two trimesters of study remaining
  • Demonstrated community involvement in Griffith Mates, Griffith Mentoring, and/or PASS.

How to Apply

  • Apply for the scholarship by the 16 March 2024. You will need to include a 300 word (maximum) statement about your participation and demonstration of community involvement in at least one of the following, and other relevant activities:
    • Griffith Mates
    • Griffith Mentoring
    • PASS
  • Your scholarship application will be reviewed and assessed by a panel, and any decision made will be final.


  • The scholarship, valued at $5,000, will be applied to tuition fees only.
    • Paid in two installments over one year, subject to ongoing enrollment requirements.
    • Recipients must maintain full-time enrollment and meet visa requirements.
    • Scholarship deductions are contingent on passing trimester requirements and maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0 on a 7.0 point scale.
    • Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the terms and conditions for comprehensive information on ongoing enrollment requirements and scholarship maintenance. The Rotary Club of Southport celebrates the opportunity to support and empower students dedicated to making a positive impact in their communities. Apply now and be part of this legacy of service and scholarship.

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