Gowrie Scholarship

Available to graduate research students who are members or lineal descendants of members of the Australian Defence Force, this scholarship offers an annual allowance of up to $5000 for up to two years.

Applications open

1 Sep 2017

Applications closed

25 Jan 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne

    Selection criteria

    Preference will be given to past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces and their lineal descendants.

    Special consideration will be given to a lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces who died or has died as a result of any occurrence which happened during his or her period of enlistment while serving in the Second World War, subsequent wars, or non-warlike operations (such as peacekeeping or humanitarian operations).

  • Application process

    Submit an online application through the Gowrie Scholarship website.

What are the benefits?

An annual allowance of $5,000, usually awarded for up to two years.

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