Lady Huntingfield Memorial Scholarship

One or more scholarships of approximately $600 to students undertaking the master of Social Work degree at the University.

Applications open

1 Jan 2017

Applications closed

3 Mar 2019

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 $600

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded

At least 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be undertaking the master of Social Work degree at the University

    Selection criteria

    Consideration will be given to a candidate’s academic record, character and suitability for social work.

  • Application process

    Write a letter of application, providing the following information:

    • details of your financial position in relation to your attendance in the course
    • name and value of any other award or financial assistance you receive
    • information relevant to the specific objective of the scholarships, as described in eligibility requirements

    If any applicant wishes to be considered for more than one award, a separate application letter must be lodged for each, but the detailed information need be provided only once. Applications should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor Marie Connolly and submitted to with the subject header ‘MSW scholarship application’.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients of the scholarship will be advised in writing.

  • About the donor

    Lady Huntingfield

    The City of Melbourne held an appeal to fund this scholarship in memory of Lady Huntingfield, wife of the Fifth Baron Huntingfield, Governor of Victoria from 1934 to 1939, who had great interest in work for women and children.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $600.

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