Freda Cohen Prize

This prize recognises research excellence in the Master of Education. The Freda Cohen Prize was established by Brigadier Harold Edward Cohen, who presented the University with funds in the 1930s, in honour of his wife, Freda.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $1,400

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be graduating from the Master of Education with the research pathway

    Selection criteria

    This prize is awarded to the student who submits the most meritorious thesis for assessment for the degree of Master of Education during the preceding year within the research stream.

  • Application process

    No application is required.  Eligible students will automatically be considered for this award.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    May at the latest.

What are the benefits?

A cash payment of up to $1,400.

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