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Jack Cranstoun Scholarship

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

In 2015, we introduced a scholarship in Jack’s memory. This scholarship gives 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
  • Department of Justice and Attorney-General staff

The scholarship provides training in 2 courses:

2018 scholarship

Applications for the 2018 Jack Cranston Scholarship have opened for 2018.

To be eligible for this scholarship award, you need:

  • excellent communication skills
  • experience working as a volunteer with a community service or charity
  • an undergraduate degree in Arts, Law, Counselling, Peace and Conflict Studies, Business or similar
  • to be an enthusiastic lifelong learner

To apply you should provide:

  • a 2-page statement addressing each of the eligibility criteria with specific examples
  • a current resume not exceeding one page
  • 2 references to your good character.

Candidates who are short-listed will be invited to a panel interview at the Dispute Resolution Branch, or their nearest Dispute Resolution Centre.

Applications should be emailed to by close of business 5 February 2018.

For information about the scholarship, email or call (07) 3239 6277.

Last updated
12 December 2017
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