Harold Swanton Scholarship

This scholarship, worth $8,800, supports female students enrolled in a Specialised Masters Program who are experiencing financial hardship.

Applications open

2 Mar 2020

Applications closed

1 Apr 2020

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 $8,800

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a female student enrolled in your first semester of a Specialised Masters Program in the Melbourne School of Engineering:
      • Master of Energy Systems
      • Master of Engineering Management
      • Master of Engineering Structures
      • Master of Environmental Engineering

    Selection criteria

    Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Financial need
    • Academic merit
    • Strength of a personal statement

      Priority for selection will be given to financial need, with academic merit and the personal statement given equal weighting.
  • Application process

    Submit an online application via the Melbourne School of Engineering students website.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately two to four weeks after the application closing date.

  • About the donor

    Harold Swanton

    This scholarship was made possible through a generous bequest from the late Harold Swanton, who was born in 1912 and completed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering at the University of Melbourne in 1937.

    Mr Swanton was a regular attendee at alumni events and showed an active interest in the Melbourne School of Engineering until his death in 2015.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of up to $8800.

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