Dame Margaret Blackwood Soroptimist Scholarship

This scholarship provides up to $10,000 in support of female graduate research students in the Faculty of Science in the disciplines of plant, animal or viral genetics.

Applications open

9 Nov 2020

Applications closed

7 Mar 2021

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a female graduate of the University of Melbourne or other tertiary educational institutions who is studying in the Faculty of Science (Melbourne) in plant, animal or viral genetics

    Selection criteria

    Selection is by application, including a summary of the research you propose to undertake.

  • Application process

    Submit an application online.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    You will hear whether your application has been successful by May.

What are the benefits?

This scholarship supports a female postgraduate student undertaking graduate research in the Faculty of Science in plant, animal or viral genetics.

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