Griffith The Kieran Ricketts Scholarship in Film and Screen Media


The Kieran Ricketts Scholarship in Film and Screen Media will support an undergraduate student throughout their Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production degree at the Griffith Film School (GFS).

This scholarship will honour Mr Kieran Ricketts, a highly regarded and accomplished alumnus of the GFS, Griffith University, who passed away in 2019. The establishment of this scholarship will continue Mr Ricketts’ passion for film study and serve to inspire GFS students to complete their degree, especially those experiencing financial hardship.


The maximum value of the scholarship is $27,000 paid in installments over a maximum of three years. Payments of $4,500 are due in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 provided conditions are meet, up to the maximum value of the scholarship or minimum duration of the degree for which the scholarship was awarded, whichever is the lesser.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be applying for admission to, and commence study in 2022, in the Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production (1284) at the Griffith Film School
  • not have commenced any University study previously
  • demonstrate financial disadvantage by either:
    • being in receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment
    • a comprehensive assessment by the University.







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