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 Award (Graduate Diploma of Education – Secondary) is open to students enrolled in a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) with a curriculum study major in English Education. The scholarship is valued at $5000.

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to scholarships@ecu.edu.au.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident;
  • be able to demonstrate academic merit;
  • be enrolled in 60 credit points;
  • demonstrate your teaching ability; and
  • be enrolled in a Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) with a curriculum study major in English Education.

Selection criteria

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

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