FA Kernot Bequest

This scholarship was established by the late Frederic Archer Kernot, and is awarded to a student who is achieving excellent academic results in their master by coursework program within the Melbourne School of Engineering.

Applications open

9 Sep 2019

Applications closed

2 Oct 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

at least $3,000

Applicable study areas

Computing and Information; Engineering

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be currently enrolled in of one of the following courses:
      • Master of Engineering
      • Master of Information Systems
      • Master of Information Technology
    • Be in your penultimate year of study, which means that you have completed more than 100 points of credit but less than 200 course points at the time of application.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates are assessed based on academic merit and the strength of a personal statement.

  • Application process

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

  • When will I know the outcome?

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

  • About the donor

    Frederic Archer Kernot

    Frederic Archer Kernot played a key role in the transition of dentistry from a trade to a profession. He was involved in the establishment of the original Dental Hospital in Melbourne and served on both the Dental Board of Victoria and the Council of the Australian College of Dentistry. He maintained a keen interest in mechanics throughout his life and was also the brother of the first Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, William Charles Kernot.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $3000.

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