F. A. Kernot Scholarship

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 Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

Applications open

29 Jul 2022

Applications closed

16 Aug 2022

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 $3,500

Applicable study areas

Computing and Information; Engineering

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be currently enrolled in of one of the following courses within the Faculty of  Engineering  and  Information Technology:
      • Master of Computer Science
      • any 300-point engineering master course (e.g. Master of Engineering; Master of Spatial Engineering)
      • Master of Information Systems
      • Master of Information Technology; and
    • have completed at least 50 points  of study (not including credits) in the current degree,  and have at least 100 credit points of study remaining to complete in your course.

    Selection criteria

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Academic merit
    • Strength of a personal statement conveying your passion for Engineering/IT, your career aspirations and how you will use the funds.
  • Application process

    Submit an online application via the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology coursework scholarships webpage for current students.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately six 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 $3,500.

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