Kath Watson Scholarship for Women

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Swinburne University of Technology

 Scholarship Name:  Kath Watson Scholarship for Women

 Description:  The Kath Watson Foundation was established to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake and/or continue tertiary education and to achieve their full academic potential, by reducing the need to work outside of study.

 Study Level:  Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass), Certificate IV, Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $2,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $2,000 per year for the duration of the course for up to a maximum of 5 years.

 Length:  5 year(s)

 Gender:  Female

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens, permanent residents or holders of a humanitarian visa; be a female student commencing or undertaking a full-time study course at Certificate IV level and above in Semester 1, 2015; demonstrate financial need and educational disadvantage; demonstrate a commitment to study; have had an interrupted education, i.e. at least 2 years away from full-time study; and be over 25 years of age. Disadvantage may include: financial difficulty or low income; disability or medical condition; delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness; relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study; English as a second language; identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Mature age, Non-English speaking background, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties, Rural and isolated area resident, Women and men in a non-traditional fie

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End January

 Other Details:  Applicants must complete and submit an online application form (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and all supporting documentation.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships and Prizes

 Contact Department:  Student Administration

 Contact Email:  scholarships@swin.edu.au

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Swinburne University of Technology

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92148000

 Provider Website:  http://www.swinburne.edu.au (opens in new window)