1.1 Capstone Editing recognises that a suitable computer or laptop is crucial to academic success and this grant is aimed at students who do not currently own one.
1.2 The Capstone Editing Laptop Grant for Postgraduate Coursework Students provides one student per year with a gift voucher to the value of A$3,000 to use to purchase a computer or laptop, software and computer accessories (Grant).
1.3 The Grant is provided in the form of a gift voucher with Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd or such other supplier as nominated by Capstone Editing (Harvey Norman) to the value of A$3,000.
2. Eligibility Criteria
2.1 In order to be eligible for the Grant:
2.1.1 subject to clause 2.2, the applicant must be enrolled on a full-time basis in a postgraduate coursework degree at an Australian or New Zealand university in the calendar year that the Grant is awarded;
2.1.2 the applicant can be studying internally or externally;
2.1.3 the applicant can be a domestic or international student; and
2.1.4 the applicant cannot be an employee or contractor of Capstone Editing (or be an immediate relative of an employee or contractor of Capstone Editing).
2.2 Part-time students are eligible to apply provided that they can demonstrate to Capstone Editing’s satisfaction that carer commitments or a medical condition prohibit them from studying full time.
2.3 Any determination on eligibility of an applicant shall be made by Capstone Editing whose decision shall be final.
3.2 Applications must be submitted between 16 September and 22 July (in the following calendar year).
3.3 Capstone Editing’s decision to accept or reject an application shall be final.
3.4 By submitting an application, the applicant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
4. Award of the Grant
4.1 The Grant shall be awarded once each calendar year on 19 August.
4.2 The Grant shall be awarded on academic merit and financial need as determined by Capstone Editing in its absolute discretion. The decision made by Capstone Editing shall be final.
4.3 Capstone Editing shall announce on Capstone Editing’s website the successful recipient of the Grant on 19 August each calendar year that the Grant is awarded.
4.4 The successful recipient of the Grant will be notified in writing and subject to compliance with clause 7.2, provided with the Grant within 14 days of the announcement.
4.5 In accepting the Grant, the successful recipient agrees to be bound by any terms and conditions placed on the Grant by Harvey Norman.
4.6 Capstone Editing can elect to cease providing the Grant at any time without further notice.
5. Application of the Grant
5.1 Subject to clause 5.2, the successful applicant must apply the Grant towards the purchase of a laptop or computer.
5.2 Any surplus funds within the Grant after the purchase of a laptop or computer must be applied to computer software or computer accessories.
6.1 Capstone Editing is not liable for the payment of any tax or any other obligations the successful applicant may incur as a result of accepting the grant. The successful applicant must seek appropriate financial advice prior to accepting the Grant.
7.1 The details of the recipient of the Grant, including name, school, degree and photograph will be used by Capstone Editing for promotional purposes, including but not limited to Capstone Editing’s website, social media channels, blog, print and electronic media.
7.2 It is a precondition of the award of the Grant that the recipient provide their details including name, school, degree and photograph to Capstone Editing for use in accordance with clause 7.1.
7.3 By accepting the Grant, the recipient expressly agrees and consents to Capstone Editing using their details including name, school, degree and photograph for promotional purposes as set out in clause 7.1.
7.4 Capstone Editing agrees that it shall in no way use the details provided in accordance with clause 7.2 for any purpose other than as set out in clause 7.1 without the express written consent of the recipient.
7.5 The recipient waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, the advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which is may be applied.
8.3 By making an application, the applicant consents to Capstone Editing using the information contained in the application to verify the eligibility of the applicant including, without limitation, consenting to Capstone Editing contacting the relevant university to verify the accuracy of the application.
9. Further Information
9.1 If you have any questions, please first visit the Scholarship and Grants Program section of our FAQs.