Jack Cranstoun Scholarship closing 27 February 2017 (QLD)

Jack Cranstoun Scholarship

Jack Cranstoun, a much-loved member of the Dispute Resolution Branch, lost his life suddenly in October 2014.

In 2015, they introduced a scholarship in Jack’s memory. This scholarship gives 3 young Queenslanders between 21 and 30 the opportunity to be trained in mediation and assessed for National Mediator Accreditation. It is awarded annually to a person from each of the following categories:

  • male
  • female
  • regional Queensland

The scholarship provides training in 2 courses:

2017 scholarship

Applications for the 2017 Jack Cranstoun Scholarship are now open.

The scholarship is for young Queenslanders with the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working as a volunteer with a community service or charity
  • An undergraduate degree (or nearing completion) in arts, law, counselling, peace and conflict studies, business or similar
  • An enthusiastic lifelong learner
  • Good character that can be verified by 2 referees.

To apply for the 2017 scholarship, please provide:

  1. a two page response to the attributes listed above with specific examples of your experience
  2. a one-page reference letter from each referee
  3. a one-page resume.

You do not need to provide evidence of your qualifications when applying. If you are successful in being shortlisted, we will invite you to a panel interview at the Dispute Resolution Branch.

Please email applications to trainingdrb@justice.qld.gov.au by 4pm, 27 February 2017.

For more information (source) see >>> Jack Cranstoun Scholarship

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