Alan Blakney Memorial Scholarship

The Alan Blakney Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs Lorna Waller to commemorate her brother Alan Blakney (1919-83), who attended the Dookie campus and graduated in 1940. During WWII, he served in the airforce and won the Distinguished Flying Cross. He took up a soldier settlement farm in northern Tasmania and later near Hobart, eventually settling and farming in Western Australia. This scholarship could assist a student undertaking agricultural studies at Dookie Campus in their second or third year of the Bachelor of Agriculture.

Applications open

9 Dec 2019

Last day for applications learn more

8 Mar 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $3,500

Applicable study areas

Agriculture, animal studies, food science and veterinary science

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled in full-time study in the Bachelor of Agriculture
    • be planning or enrolled in the Dookie Semester option in your second or third year of study in the relevant year of bestowal. You will be required to be enrolled in at least 37.5 points at the Dookie campus.
    • meet the rural student criteria

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on:

    • demonstrated financial need.
    • academic merit
  • Application process

    The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences application form does not require you to nominate which scholarships you wish to be considered for, but you do need to ensure you provide all the necessary information as part of your application.

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