Diane Lemaire Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through a bequest from the late Diane Lemaire, who was the first woman to graduate with an engineering degree from the University of Melbourne in 1942. It's available to female PhD students in the Faculty of Engineering & IT to fund a project or proposal that will enhance the applicant's PhD and research outcomes.

Applications open

1 Dec 2022

Applications closed

30 Jan 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

$4,000 - $15,000

Applicable study areas

Computing and Information; Engineering

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 3

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • identify as a female
    • be enrolled in a PhD in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
    • have completed the equivalent of at least six months candidature

    Selection criteria

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Academic merit of the applicant
    • Quality of the proposed project and how this opportunity will enhance the applicant's PhD
    • Quality of research and the strength of a personal statement
  • Application process

    Submit an online application via the Faculty of Engineering & IT graduate research scholarships webpage.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    You can expect an outcome of your application six-eight weeks after the closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment equal to the total award amount.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.