Roselynne Anderson Scholarship
Queensland Teachers' Journal, Vol 127 No 3, 14 April 2022, page no. 6
The QTU is to launch a new scholarship in memory of QTU Life Member Roselynne Anderson, who passed away suddenly in August following an unexpected illness.
Each year, three eligible QTU members will be awarded a scholarship up to the value of $1,500 to assist with expenses associated with undertaking professional development, training or further tertiary education relevant to special education, school leadership or women in education, Roselynne’s key areas of activism.
Scholarship eligibility criteria
- be financial QTU members
- be undertaking or preparing to undertake professional development or training or further tertiary education relevant to special education, school leadership or women in education
- complete an application form which will outline how the scholarship funds will be used.
- commit to providing the QTU with a brief report at the end of the scholarship period outlining how the scholarship has contributed to their professional development or to their school’s education program.
For further information or an application form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the QTU website. Applications close on 30 April.
Roselynne Anderson made a significant contribution to the QTU. She joined the QTU’s Special Education Committee in 1992, and according to our records, was the longest continuously serving member of any standing committee, with close to 30 years of involvement. She was a member of the Education Leaders Committee for 17 years, the Women Teachers and Girls Education Committee for 13 years and a member of QTU Executive for five years. She was the QTU endorsed representative on the Board of the Queensland College of Teachers from 2006-2008 and in 2011, and was active in the Queensland Council of Unions.
By Jeff Backen, Secretary, QTU Special Education Committee