The FMAA First Year High Achiever Award

This award is sponsored by the Financial Management Association of Australia and aims to inspire, encourage and reward excellence in students from the Faculty of Business & Economics at the University of Melbourne. It presents a unique opportunity for a student to engage with industry and make positive steps towards preparing for their future career.

Applications open

17 Aug 2018

Applications closed

16 Sep 2018

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 $2,000

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Students completing their first year of the Bachelor of Commerce with intention to commence their second year in Semester 1, 2019
    • Have a minimum WAM of 70% in their tertiary studies
    • Be able to demonstrate:
      • Leadership experience ; or
      • Participation in activities or organisations involving the Faculty of Business & Economics or the University of Melbourne; or
      • Participation in activities or organisations to engage with industry and/or professional organisations.

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on:

    • A minimum WAM of 70%
    • Leadership experience (for example through clubs and societies or with groups external to the University)
    • Participation in activities or organisations which demonstrate involvement in the life of the Faculty of Business & Economics or the University of Melbourne
    • Pro-actively pursued and participated in activities or organisations to engage with industry and/or professional organisations.
    • Interview performance
  • Application process

    Submit an online application to the Faculty including:

    • A cover letter addressing the eligibility criteria
    • A resume
    • An academic record (available from the student portal).

    Applications have closed

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful applicants will be contacted by email and invited to attend an interview.

    Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

What are the benefits?

The successful recipient will receive:

  • $2,000 to contribute to your educational expenses
  • Professional mentoring with a representative from Macquarie Group, the FMAA's Gold and Founding Sponsor
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