Eugenie La Gerche Scholarship

This scholarship supports Honours or graduate Art History students experiencing financial hardship.

Applications open

2 Jan 2023

Applications closed

8 Mar 2023

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 $9,000

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies

Number of scholarships awarded

At least 1

  • "I am excited to be able to present my research to my peers at this crucial stage in my academic career. Without the support of The Eugenie La Gerche Scholarship, I would not have the opportunity to travel to present at international conferences and develop my networks"
    - Aneta Trajkoski
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an honours student majoring in Art History in the Faculty of Arts; or,
    • be a graduate coursework or research student undertaking Art History studies in the Faculty of Arts; and,
    • be experiencing financial disadvantage.

    Selection criteria

    Preference is given to Art History students in the Faculty of Arts, and due consideration is given to financial disadvantage. The recipient will be determined after considering the applicants' scholarship statement, proposed program of study, and access to other financial resources.

  • Application process

    Eligible applicants must complete the online application form including:

    • a 300-500 word statement outlining how the scholarship would impact your life and assist with your academic work including the importance of Art History to your studies;
    • evidence of a complete and submitted University of Melbourne Student Financial Assessment form;
    • at least one academic reference;
    • a current statement of results; and,
    • any other information to support the application that may assist the committee in making its decision.
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email.

  • About the donor

    Eugenie La Gerche

    Eugenie La Gerche graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne in the 1930s. She subsequently edited Farrago, and later took up watercolour painting with a focus on birds and flowers, exhibiting in the Atheneum Gallery in 1957. The Eugenie La Gerche Scholarship aims to assist deserving Art History students, notably those experiencing financial hardship. Mrs La Gerche was also a benefactor to the Faculty of Science and with her husband, founded the Hugh and Eugenie Johnston Scholarship for medical students.

What are the benefits?

Up to $9,000. Several awards may be offered from this amount.

Recipients are required to:

  • accept online within 21 days; and,
  • submit a final report


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