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Lesley Lillian Graham Award

Lesley Lillian Graham Award

This award was established by the will of Miss Lesley Lillian Graham to reward outstanding secondary student teachers majoring in English. The donated funds are to be used to assist a student studying towards becoming an English Teacher. The Lesley Lillian Graham Awards are open to fourth year students enrolled in either a Bachelor of Education and are majoring in English or enrolled in a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) with a curriculum study major in English Education.

Undergraduate Course - Y68 ECU Bachelor of Education (Secondary English)
Application opening date: 2 December 2016
Application closing date: 3 March 2017

Postgraduate Course - W82 Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Application opening date: 1 June 2016
Application closing date: 3 July 2016

Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $5000
Two instalments of $2500; the first following confirmation of acceptance and the second (final) instalment to be paid after second semester census date, providing eligibility requirements have been met
Electronic funds transfer

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Demonstrated teaching ability
  • Must be enrolled in one of the listed eligible ECU courses
  • Current students are expected to have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook)


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study:

  • Undergraduate bachelor courses
  • Postgraduate coursework

Year of study:

  • 4th year


  • Y68 ECU Bachelor of Education (Secondary English)

Study mode:

  • Full-time, on-campus


Selection is based on academic merit, teaching ability and a personal statement outlining the reasons for choosing English Teaching as a career.

More information:

Contact the Scholarships Office.

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