Jessie Mary Vasey Prizes

The Jessie Mary Vasey Prizes, worth $1,000 each, are for the best 3rd and 4th year women's history essays.

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 $1,000

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies

Number of scholarships awarded

2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • have completed a women's history essay in 3rd year OR
    • have complete an honours thesis on women's history
  • Application process

    There is no application process. The prize is awarded based on merit and the successful recipient will be notified via email.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The award will be announced as soon as practical after the release of the end of year final results.

  • Variations of this scholarship

    There are two prizes:

    • The Jessie Mary Vasey Prize for Best 3rd Year Women’s History Essay
    • The Jessie Mary Vasey Prize for Best 4th Year Women’s History Essay
  • About the donor

    The War Widows Guild

    Jessie Mary Vasey O.B.E, C.B.E founded the War Widows Guild of Victoria and dedicated her life to supporting war widows after graduating from BA with first class honours at the University in 1921. From 1988, the War Widows Guild of Victoria have been sponsoring two annual prizes for 3rd year and honours students who have submitted the best essay and thesis on a Women's History subject to ensure the name of their founder, and the work of the Guild will be known by future university students and to provide encouragement and reward for the young.

What are the benefits?

$1000 for each prize

ENQUIRIES:
artsprizes-info@unimelb.edu.au

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