Dr Susan Holland Scholarship

Updated: about 6 hours ago
Location: Mount Lawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 30 Aug 2024

Dr Susan Holland (nee Beryl Forte, 1948-2009) advocated life-long learning and based her career on the belief that education is a right for all Australians, regardless of age, gender or cultural background. After working many years in new South Wales, Dr Holland returned to her hometown of Perth and served as Executive Dean, Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences, as well as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Cross sectoral Alliances & Access) at Edith Cowan University (ECU) from 1999-2002. Dr Holland established this scholarship to enable a School of Education doctoral student to make substantial research progress. The scholarship is offered on the basis of academic merit, teaching experience and a commitment to undertake research directed to enhancing the quality of teaching. It is ECU’s privilege to offer these transformational scholarships that, like the recipients, have the power to change the future of education in Western Australia.


Important dates
Opens: 1-08-2024Closes: 30-08-2024
Applies to
DomesticPostgraduateResearch
At a glance
  • This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
  • For more information, contact AskUs

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident;
  • have an academic progression status of GREEN;
  • be enrolled in a doctoral program in the School of Education at Edith Cowan University;
  • be and remain enrolled in a minimum of 50% attendance;
  • not currently be in receipt of another scholarship over $5000;
  • have achieved confirmation of candidature;
  • have experience as a practicing teacher;
  • have a commitment to undertake research directed to enhancing the quality of teaching.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal . Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words addressing the following;

  • Demonstrate experience as a practicing teacher;
  • Demonstrate commitment to undertake research directed to enhancing the quality of teaching.

Applicants will be required to provide a CV and Academic Transcript.


Selection Process

The successful applicant will be determined by the University's postgraduate scholarship selection process at the time.



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