David Kenworthy Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students in the penultimate year of their Master of Engineering (Chemical) who are experiencing financial difficulties, with priority given to a rural student who is living away from home.

Applications open

3 Aug 2020

Applications closed

26 Aug 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • be enrolled in your penultimate year of the Master of Engineering (Chemical or Chemical with Business)

    Selection criteria

    In order of priority:

    • Financial need
    • Students from a rural or regional area
    • Academic merit
  • Application process

    Submit an online application via the Melbourne School of Engineering current students website.

    This award is open for application every two years.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately four to eight weeks after the application close date.

  • About the donor

    David Kenworthy

    Christine Kenworthy established the David Kenworthy Memorial Scholarship in memory of her husband, David, who completed a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in 1970 and a Master of Engineering Science in 1974 at the University of Melbourne.

What are the benefits?

Two payments of $5,000 each.

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