The Pearce Family Transition Grant
The Pearce family have made available transition grants to assist rural students in the transition to tertiary education. The grants are available to rural students who have graduated from high school in the last two years and are enrolling at university for the first time.
Applicants must be commencing a full time undergraduate degree program in Education (including double degrees) at the University of South Australia and be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage. Grants of $2,000 each are available for students from designated rural areas.
The eligible programs are:
- Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (MBET)
- Bachelor of Education (Primary) (MBET)
- Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle) (MBET)
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary Design and Technology) (LBSY)
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary Food and Textiles Technologies) (LBSY)
Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 250 words) detailing:
- Reasons for studying their current program.
- Academic achievements including ATAR.
- Future career goals.
- Financial disadvantage or hardship.
Evidence of financial disadvantage or hardship such as receipt of a Health Care Card and/or a means-tested Centrelink benefit should accompany the application. Applicants not in receipt of a Health Care Card or a means-tested Centrelink benefit can complete the UniSA Scholarship Assessment Form. The form will be used as a means-test to assess eligibility.
Grants will be awarded on academic merit and financial disadvantage.
Value: $2,000 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date.
9 March 2018
For more information contact:
Senior Academic Services Officer
School of Education
Tel: (08) 8302 5466
Areas of study and research
- Health Research
- Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)
- Centre for Cancer Biology
- Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
- Centre for Population Health Research
- Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Rural and Remote High Risk Populations
- International Centre for Allied Health Evidence
- Medicine and Device Surveillance CRE
- Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Hawke Research Institute
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Centre for Research in Education
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
- Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b)
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College