Peter W. Sheehan Scholarship

Type Partial scholarship
Study destination Australia
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
Applying deadline
Provider email
Provider phone 1300 275 228
Eligible nationalities Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, (+232)
  • Australian Catholic University


Established in 2008, this award commemorates Professor Peter W. Sheehan AO, Vice-Chancellor of ACU from 1998 to 2008 and his roles as former President of the Australian Psychological Society, the International Congress of Psychology and the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He was also made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 1995 and received the Centenary Medal in 2003 for his contributions to Australian Society. This award honours Professor Peter W. Sheehan's deep commitment to the University and his professional commitment to the Psychology profession. Professor Peter W. Sheehan has demonstrated much passion about the power of education, research and psychology to improve the lives of individuals and change society for the better. He devoted significant time at ACU, encouraging students and colleagues to recognise and develop their strengths and harness their skills and experience to work for social justice and the common good.



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