$5,000 Flinders University 2022 Mavis Brown Scholarship

Written by David on May 23, 2022

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    Ph.D. scholarship
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    Sturt Rd, Bedford Park South Australia 5042

In recognition of Mavis Haydon, a scholarship in her name has been established here. Throughout her life, Mavis Haydon was aware of and placed a high value on the need of receiving an education. She was keenly aware of the fact that the possibility of attending university is still out of reach for a significant number of bright young people due to financial constraints. In her bequest, Mavis Haydon attempted to rectify this disparity by establishing a charity trust that would provide ongoing financial assistance to university scholarship programs.

About the Scholarship:

In 1960, a donation of 150 hectares of land in Bedford Park was made to the University of Adelaide so that it might establish a second campus there. This led to the establishment of Flinders University. In 1962, following an earlier year of preparatory work, building finally got underway. Following their victory in the state election in 1965, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) made the decision to establish an independent university on land located in Bedford Park. Flinders University, which was created on July 1, 1966, was named after the British explorer and geographer Matthew Flinders. The university was established as a result of the University Act. On the seventh of March in 1966, there were only 400 students and 90 members of the teaching staff present at the school.


The first people to take up residence at the university were given the titles of First Chancellor Sir Mark Mitchell and Vice Chancellor Peter Karmel. The southern region of Australia is home to a lot of the campuses that make up Flinders University, which may be found there. The primary campus of the institution, which is located at Bedford Park, is approximately 12 kilometers away from the heart of Adelaide. The campus provides a variety of academic amenities, including computer labs, study rooms, a library, and free wireless internet access throughout the building. In addition to the standard collection of sports grounds and courts, they also feature a baseball diamond and a basketball court. At the Victoria Square campus, which is located in the central business district of Adelaide, there is a fantastic atmosphere for students to grow and expand their academic ability.


Flinders University has a location in Tonsley that serves as a campus. In addition to the university’s three primary campuses, there are a number of teaching locations located in the states of South Australia, Victoria, and the Northern Territory. As a student at Flinders, you will have the opportunity to select from a diverse range of academic programs in a diverse range of academic subjects, including but not limited to business, creative arts, and education as well as engineering as well as health sciences and government. In addition to China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia all provide a variety of employment opportunities, amongst others. The institution has a total enrollment of 26,000 students and employs 2,600 people across its professor, staff, and administrative departments. The affiliation of the university with the Innovative Research Universities includes this component of the affiliation (IRU).

Because of the institution’s relationships with educational institutions in a variety of countries, including Canada, China, the United Kingdom, and Germany, students at this university have various opportunities to pursue their education in other countries. The graduates of Flinders University include some of the most accomplished and well-known people in the world. Emmy recognition has been bestowed upon film producer and director Mario Andreacchio for his contributions to the medium of television. In the fields of film and photography, Alex Frayne is quickly becoming a name to watch. Noni Hazlehurst is not only a well-known actress but also a writer, director, and producer in addition to being one of the most well-known actresses. The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and the Australian Film Institute have recognized her work with awards. Scott Hicks was the director of the biopic Shine, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture and was about the pianist David Helfgott. Hicks was not only the writer and director of the film, but he also served as the executive producer for the project. He once held the position of Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Tonga during his career. Brendon Coventry, an immunologist and surgeon, is credited with making the discovery that he discovered the immunological cycle. Christopher Pearson has a wealth of experience in the field of journalism, having formerly held positions as the editor of the literary magazine “The Adelaide Review” and as a speechwriter for the previous Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard.


Sudesh Mishra is a poet who has been honored with a number of accolades. On the website of the institution, there is a comprehensive list of renowned people who attended the university either as students or as teachers. In addition to its beautiful golden beaches and gorgeous mountainous surroundings, Adelaide’s location makes it a convenient jumping off point for weekend excursions to a variety of other places. It should come as no surprise that the city was ranked as one of the top five most livable places in the world in 2016, according to the Global Liveability Study. Students come from all over the world to study in this city because of its relatively low cost of living. It has been demonstrated that Adelaide is 14 percent less expensive when compared to other major cities in Australia. As a result of the reduced cost of transportation, rent, and food, students are able to spend more money during their leisure time traveling throughout Australia.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Flinders University

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth:  $5,000 

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer:

Payouts will be made in equal monthly payments following each semester’s census date. The number of scholarships offered will depend on the amount of money that is made available. The maximum financing each student can receive is based on the normal course length, which is set at six years.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

Candidates for scholarships are required to:

  • be residents or citizens of Australia; and
  • be entering the first year of a degree program in the fields of medicine, law, or engineering; and
  • be able to provide evidence of financial hardship; and
  • be a resident in South Australia for the most of the year; and
  • be enrolled at Flinders University on a regular basis for the full-time program.
  • The following factors will be taken into account while selecting recipients for the scholarship:
  • the amount to which the student will benefit from the scholarship in furthering their study; and
  • academic merit, determined by the applicant’s entry score into the course, in accordance with the procedures that have been approved by the university
  • the degree to which the student has shown that they are dedicated to their chosen area of study
  • A selection committee will be appointed, and its members will consist of a representative from the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health; Science and Engineering; and Business, Government and Law; as well as a member of the general public who will have been appointed by the trustees of the Mavis Brown Charitable Trust.


In memory of the tragic events that occurred in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics and its honors students in October of 2002, these scholarships are awarded to students. Some of these scholarships were made possible thanks to the efforts of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, as well as contributions from a wide number of individuals, including alumni.



The Flinders University 2022 Mavis Brown Scholarship  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit your application to Flinders University, please visit flinders.okta.com.
  • 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 2022 Mavis Brown Scholarship is July 8, 2022.

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