Phillip Malouf Overseas Placement Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 1995 by public appeal in memory of the late Philip Malouf who was a prominent and highly respected lawyer and businessman who passed away in 1993. The fund was initiated by his son Craig. The Philip Malouf Perpetual Scholarship Fund has been established to enable students to enrich their studies by a travel grant for the purpose of overseas professional experience.

Application dates

Open Date: Closed

Close Date: Closed

Scholarship type



  • The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Current Students


  • Citizenship: domestic students
  • Target group: planning to complete an overseas professional experience unit (not for the purpose of credit)
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate degree
  • Campus: any
  • Year level: 2nd year or above

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 100 words outlining:
    • Why are you planning to undertake this travel/placement and what do you hope to gain from it?
    • How will obtaining your degree allow you to give back to your community?
    • a budget estimate outlining airfares and accommodation expenses.
  • Written reference (academic)
  • Written reference (personal)

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Written statement
  • Budget
  • Written references

Selection process

The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office.

Ongoing requirements

  • Recipients are requested to submit a 200 word report, which may include photographs, explaining how the funds have assisted them in pursuing their studies. The report should be submitted to the Scholarships Office within two months of their return.
  • Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor, Mr Malouf, explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October each year.


The professional experience will not be for purposes of study for credit towards the applicant's course but may include:

  • volunteer activities relevant to the planned professional career
  • attendance at professional conferences
  • other appropriate professional experience

The duration of the professional experience will typically be a minimum period of a week to one month. The professional experience must be completed within one year of receipt of the Scholarship.

Applications are closed

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