First in the Family Scholarships
The First in the Family Scholarships are awarded to commencing Bachelor of Commerce students who will be the first in their family to attend university and who have experienced disadvantage. Recipients of the scholarship will automatically be admitted into the Abernethy Scholars Program.
The next scholarship will be awarded in 2022.
26 Aug 2021
10 Jan 2022
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $30,000
Applicable study areas
Commerce, economics and management
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
$10,000 annually for the normal duration of studies in Bachelor of Commerce (three years).
Recipients of the scholarship will automatically be admitted into the Abernethy Scholars Program. This program provides unique opportunities such as guaranteed access to the Faculty’s Career Mentoring Program, invitations to a variety of leadership events hosted by the Faculty and an academic mentoring opportunity with Professor Margaret Abernethy, Sir Douglas Copland Chair of Commerce and former Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Recipients will also be given priority consideration for residency at Ormond College.
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
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.