The Grace Groom Memorial Scholarship has been established from a donation by the Mental Health Australia Ltd in memory of Grace Groom.
The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to international or domestic postgraduate students enrolled in study and research relating to mental health issues. Applicants may be enrolled in any research program within the ANU College of Health and Medicine (CHM). Their research program should have meaningful and real application to the daily lives of people with a mental illness and/or the people who care for them.
1 on offer
Once-off payment for full value
Student typesDomestic, International, Current
Student levelsPostgraduate research
Number of scholarships awarded1 on offer
Selection basesAcademic merit
In order to be considered for the Scholarship, an applicant must:
Applicants with a lived experience of mental illness (including as a carer) are encouraged to apply.
The scholarship is valued at $5,000. The funds may be used for, but are not limited to, equipment purchase, research study fees, research study related travel expenses, fieldwork expenses such as for survey recruitment, textbooks, conference travel and associated accommodation and registration costs, or journal publication costs. The Scholarship is not to be expended on stipend or salary and the expenditure must be related to applicant's program of research.
The Scholarship application must include:
Applications should be sent via email to email@example.com
The scholarship funds must be expended within 1 year of award, and within the program enrolment of the recipient.
Scholars will be required to provide a report, to be incorporated in the Alumni Relations and Philanthropy office report to the Donor, no later than the 30th October, following the Scholarship period. The report will outline the progress of their project and the impact of the Scholarship on achieving the progress.