John Franklin Memorial Fellowship

Samuel John Franklin, Albert Shire Councillor 1982-1993

The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship Trust was established in memory of Councillor John Franklin who passed away in April 1993. The Trust commemorates John's love of life and his untiring involvement in the local community.

The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship is offered annually, providing financial support to enable young people to either:

  • undertake study or research
  • obtain relevant experience
  • progress an academic, cultural, vocational or sporting project.

Applications are open to young people 21 years or younger. Applicants must either:

  • reside in Mudgeeraba or the surrounding area; or
  • attend school (or other educational institution) in Mudgeeraba or the surrounding area.
2022 recipients: Ella Glen and Lilly-Rae Florey with Cr Tozer.

2022 Memorial Fellowship

The 2022 John Franklin Fellowship awards were presented during the Mudgeeraba Sunset ANZAC Day ceremony on Monday 25 April 2022. Congratulations to Ella Glen and Lilly-Rae Florey who were awarded the 2022 fellowship.

2023 Memorial Fellowship

The 2023 John Franklin Memorial Fellowship will be inviting applications in early 2023.  

Contact

Safe and Liveable Communities: 07 5581 6642 or liveable@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.

City of Gold Coast
c/- Safe and Liveable Communities
PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre 9726


Past recipients

The Fellowship was first awarded in 1994. The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship has been awarded to the following recipients:

  • 1994 L Gotley
  • 1995 V Warrener
  • 1996 S Donoghue, M Park
  • 1997 S Hurford
  • 1998 S Tandy, T Malouf
  • 1999 K Christensen, S Stanton-Cook
  • 2000 J Costello
  • 2001 T Davis
  • 2002 J Rofe
  • 2003 B Benjamin, D Cruickshank
  • 2004 T Solano
  • 2005 K McKean
  • 2006 J Dickson, T King
  • 2007 J Rogers, J Thomsen
  • 2008 N Dickson, A Gibson
  • 2009 P O'Flaherty, M McAllister
  • 2010 P Baker, K Swift
  • 2011 O Whitt, K Baker
  • 2012 O Lucas, S Deegan, R Johnson
  • 2013 H Halford-Smith, N Pasricha
  • 2014 A Ewart
  • 2015 J Hickey, G Miller
  • 2016 J McRae, K Shultz
  • 2017 A Reardon, E Lockley
  • 2018 K Plume, F Miller
  • 2019 W South, M Jones
  • 2020 J Wood, K Miller
  • 2021 J Spinks, K Halleday