Argyle Scholarship in Education

Established through a generous commitment by the Laidlaw Family, this scholarship provides approximately $5,000 to a talented student who is experiencing financial disadvantage and pursuing the Master of Teaching. Preference will be given to students from a regional, rural or remote background. NOTE: to be considered for this award you must submit a Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) application as part of the admission process for your Master of Teaching (see application process below for details).

Applications open

1 Jun 2021

Applications closed

30 Nov 2021

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Jessica Berthelsen-Murray , Student, Master of Teaching
    "During my final years at Wonthaggi Secondary College our Literature teacher took us on a trip to partake in some classes at Melbourne University to assist with our final exams. I remember how much I loved the atmosphere and it was always a place at the back of my mind."
    Read Jessica's story
  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • be enrolled, or intend to enrol, in the first semester of the Master of Teaching in 2022
    • be experiencing financial disadvantage

    Preference will be given to students from rural, regional or remote Australia.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on financial need and academic merit.

  • Application process

    To be considered for this award you must submit a Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) application as part of the admission process for your Master of Teaching program.  Students who select the rural or isolated area category as part of their GAM application will be given preference for this scholarship*.

    *Your application will be given preference if:

    • You resided in a rural or isolated area for 5 years (consecutive) or 10 years (cumulatively) from birth; AND
    • You demonstrate by way of personal and support statements that you have been or continue to be negatively impacted as a result of living in a rural or isolated area, or by your ongoing connection with that area.

    For any questions about this scholarship please email: mgse-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au

  • When will I know the outcome?

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by February at the latest.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $5,000.

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