$2,500 Flinders University 2023 The Bob Dunstone Rural Placement Scholarship

Written by David on December 21, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042    

The purpose of the Bob Dunstone Rural Placement Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students who are interested in participating in a work integrated learning placement in a rural or remote area in the year 2022. It was made possible thanks to a contribution made by Vivienne Dunstone. Students that have a sincere interest in working in regional communities and making meaningful contributions to those communities can apply for the scholarship.


About the Scholarship Provider:

As early as 1960, residents of Bedford Park donated over 300 acres to the University of Adelaide so that it might establish a second campus in the region. Possible land area is up to 150 acres. As a result of this demand, Flinders University was established. In 1962, following an initial year of planning and preparation. building commenced. The Australian Labor Party (ALP) purchased land at Bedford Park and established a university on it using cash from the 1965 election. After finding some success with it at first, they decided it was their best bet going forward. Flinders Institution, which welcomed its first freshmen on July 1, 1966, has been widely regarded as Australia’s greatest university ever since. This area is named after the British explorer and geographer Matthew Flinders. American universities and colleges had no legal protections before the passage of the University Act in 1890. On this freezing March day in 1966, some 400 pupils and 90 teachers showed up to class.

Professors Sir Mark Mitchell and Peter Karmel were the first permanent residents. The university’s first Chancellor and Vice Chancellor will be these two highly qualified persons. The campuses of Flinders University can be found all around southern Australia and are each as stunning as the next. Its primary campus is located in Bedford Park, some 12 kilometers from the city center. Study rooms, computer laboratories, the library, and open areas with free wireless internet are just some of the venues where students can get their schoolwork done on campus. There are several sports fields in the area, including baseball, softball, and football. Because of its proximity to Adelaide’s business district, Victoria Square makes for a wonderful place to get some work done. No one has to be reminded that a school’s campus is its beating heart. Another Flinders College location can be found at Tonsley, South Australia.


Despite its name, Adelaide University is not located in Adelaide but in Canberra, with other campuses in Melbourne and Darwin. You can take a class in a number of different U.S. cities. Many different professional and academic backgrounds are represented within Flinders University’s student body. College students from all over the world can choose from a wide variety of study abroad programs. Compared to China, the level of competition for jobs is much higher in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia. This university has over 26,000 students and employs around 2,600 people. The university is taking these steps to guarantee that it will remain among the handful of top-tier IRU schools (IRU)

This school has close relationships with other prestigious institutions throughout the world, including those in Canada, China, the United Kingdom, and Germany. For those who meet the prerequisites, graduate school can be a viable option in a wide variety of countries. Quite a few well-known people have graduated from Flinders University. Mario Andreacchio, an actor, was awarded an Emmy for his work in television. His acting skills are evident both in front of and behind the camera. He knows everything there is to know about the business because he has worked both in front of and behind the camera as a producer. Thanks to his stellar body of work in both still and moving photography, Alex Frayne is quickly becoming a household name. Even though Noni Hazlehurst is best known for her acting, she has also established herself as a director and a talented pianist. She has won awards from the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).


Scott Hicks, whose film Shine was based on the life of singer David Helfgott, won an award. Hicks conceived of and oversaw the mission. Beyond the script and direction of the action, Hicks made numerous other contributions to the picture. He was the film’s executive producer, thus it was his job to make sure it got made. Hicks has done an outstanding job as Tonga’s leader. Without a doubt, Dr. Brendon Coventry’s ground-breaking studies have contributed to the development of immunology and surgery. His research into the existence of an immune system feedback loop was revolutionary. The result was that nobody knew about his discovery. Given his prominence, it’s not surprise that Christopher Pearson’s work has won him a legion of devoted readers. The editor of “The Adelaide Review” doubled as a speechwriter for former Australian Prime Minister John Howard. He benefited immensely from what he learned in two separate areas.

Several groups and individuals have shown their appreciation for Sudesh Mishra’s work. Well-known educators and their students are also highlighted. The list of members is available via a link on the homepage. Adelaide’s proximity to other major cities makes it a great jumping off point for weekend road adventures. The beautiful beaches and rolling scenery of this area have made it famous. Planning ahead for a trip like that is challenging. The Global Liveability Study of 2016 ranked it as one of the top five greatest places to live in the world. The conclusion didn’t come as much of a shock to me. This is why many foreign students pick that city over others like it all over the world for their university studies. Many studies have shown that living in Adelaide is 14% less expensive than in the next cheapest major Australian city. Since the cost of living has gone down in Australia generally, students have more money to spend on vacation at the country’s relatively cheap tourist attractions.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Flinders University

Scholarship Country:  Australia

Scholarship Worth: $2,500

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The amount of each Scholarship will be $250 each week of placement, up to a maximum of $2,500; however, the value of each Scholarship will differ based on the duration of each placement. Students who are required to travel to distant places (RA5) for their placement may be eligible for additional financial support.
  • Each year, there will be at least two scholarships offered to those who qualify.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Candidates for the Scholarship are required to:
  • *Be enrolled full-time in a coursework degree at Flinders University; *Have a full-time placement in the year of the Scholarship; and *Be eligible for the scholarship by meeting all of the following requirements:
  • Be carrying out the placement in a regional or remote area, as described by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness, which ranges from RA2 to RA5 (with the exception of Mount Barker): and Have not received financial support or a scholarship from Flinders University for a rural or remote placement in the same year; and Be undertaking the placement in a location more than 90 minutes travel time from both the student’s semester and permanent home address; and * Students attending school part-time who are dealing with extraordinary circumstances, such as a handicap, illness, or caregiving duties, may be eligible for financial aid in the form of scholarships.
  • Students who are participating in an elective placement will be required to show proof from their host supervisor that the placement will provide a significant advantage to the students’ studies in order for them to be considered eligible for the program.
  • Those who are awarded the scholarship but do not complete their placements may be required to pay back the money.
  • The recipients of the Scholarship will be chosen by a committee of staff members who have previous expertise in Work Integrated Learning. The following factors will be taken into consideration by the panel when ranking applications:
  • The distance traveled and the remoteness of the placement location; the length of the placement; the financial hardship caused by the placement, as demonstrated by the applicant in their financial hardship statement; the level of funding or accommodation support the applicant has previously received for placements in previous years; the number of placements the applicant is required to complete for their program; and the educational and professional development benefits to the applicant of participating in the program.



The  Flinders University 2023 The Bob Dunstone Rural Placement Scholarship  is open to all International Students


If you are a first-year student at the University of London and you are paying the home fee, you should apply for the Full-time Undergraduate Bursary for the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to help incoming freshmen who have shown strong ambition for higher education and a desire to make a positive impact in their communities on their way to achieving their own personal and professional objectives.


Application Procedure

  • To be considered, applications must be received by the closing date and must be submitted electronically through the Flinders University Student System.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for Flinders University 2023 The Bob Dunstone Rural Placement Scholarship  is January 8, 2023



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