Bertalli Family Foundation Scholarships

Worth up to $15,000 over three years, the Bertalli Family Foundation Scholarship assists high achieving students, who completed school in a rural or isolated area, in transitioning to living in Melbourne and tertiary study.

Scholarship is not available until further notice.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $15,000

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an Australian citizen
    • have a strong academic ability
    • have a permanent address in a rural or isolated area
    • apply to commence the Bachelor of Commerce through via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
    • meet the criteria to be eligible under the Access Melbourne Scheme

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on academic merit and a SEAS application providing evidence of residence in rural or isolated areas.

    Selection is made based on information provided by VTAC at the time of selection. The Selection Committee will not have access to change of course preference information.

  • Application process

    Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered. There is no separate application process.

  • About the donor

    Bertalli Family Foundation

    Available through the generosity of the Bertalli Family Foundation.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship is valued at approximately $5,000 per annum (paid in May and October) for the duration of the course. Each scholarship will be awarded for up to three years at a time or the normal duration of an undergraduate commerce degree.

Recipients of the scholarship will automatically be admitted into the Abernethy Scholars Program. This program provides unique opportunities such as guaranteed access to the Faculty’s Career Mentoring Program, invitations to a variety of leadership events hosted by the Faculty and an academic mentoring opportunity with Professor Margaret Abernethy, Sir Douglas Copland Chair of Commerce and former Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics.

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