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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 aged 21 to 30 the opportunity to be trained in mediation and assessed for National Mediator Accreditation. It is awarded annually to 4 people under the following categories:

  • regional Queensland (1 scholarship)
  • Department of Justice and Attorney-General staff (1 scholarship)
  • Open category (2 scholarships).

The scholarship provides training in 2 courses:

2020 program

Applications for the 2020 scholarship have closed.

Thanks to everyone who applied for this great opportunity; you will be contacted once all candidates have been considered.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a panel interview at the Dispute Resolution Branch in Brisbane or at their nearest Dispute Resolution Centre.

More information

For more information about the scholarship, email trainingdrb@justice.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3738 7017.

You can also follow us on LinkedIn to stay informed about scholarship announcements.

Previous recipients

2018 scholarship recipient Michael shares how the skills he gained help his work in Indigenous anthropology.

2018 scholarship recipient Nikola shares some words of encouragement to those thinking of applying.