Maisie Fawcett Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Maisie Fawcett Scholarship

 Description:  The Maisie Fawcett Scholarships have been established as part of a collaborative agreement between the University of Melbourne and Victoria University (VU) with the purpose of facilitating pathways for VU graduates to access courses not offered at VU. The scholarship is name in honour of Maisie Fawcett, a graduate of the University of Melbourne and a distinguished botanist, who exemplifies why such a pathway is desirable.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Coursework), Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master Degree (By Coursework), Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $5,000 for 1 year.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; belong to a designated equity group; have completed an undergraduate degree at Victoria University (priority will be given to students enrolling immediately following undergraduate studies); have demonstrated the capacity to successfully undertake the professional entry graduate degree being proposed; and enrol full-time in a Commonwealth Supported Place (part-time enrolment may be considered in exceptional circumstances). Eligible equity groups are: Indigenous descent; previous refugee status or current Humanitarian Visa status; rural or isolated background; socio-economic disadvantage; disability or chronic medical condition; or personal difficulties. Selection is based on academic merit and disadvantage.

 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

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Goulburn-North Eastern

 Closing Date:  No application required

 Other Details:  No application is required as all students accepted into the Graduate Access Program will be automatically considered by their graduate school. Selection will occur in December/January.

 Number Per Year:  5

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships & Bursaries

 Contact Department:  University Services

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  Baldwin Spencer Building, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

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