Madeleine Selwyn-Smith Memorial Scholarships

The Madeleine Selwyn-Smith Memorial Fund Scholarship (MSSM) is open for award annually towards the provision of bursaries to graduate students, the funding of expenses for postgraduate research into arboriculture or generally the furtherance of the planting, maintenance or preservation of trees.

Applications open

13 Dec 2021

Applications closed

24 Mar 2022

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Be a graduate student at the University of Melbourne Faculty of Science researching in the discipline of arboriculture.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates will be ranked based on:

    • The quality of research completed in the discipline of arboriculture, or generally the furtherance of the planting, maintenance or preservation of trees.

    Funds from this scholarship can be used  to assist research projects. This may include:

    • Participation at conferences,
    • Travel support,
    • Field-work support, or
    • Purchase of specialist research based equipment.
  • Application process

    Fill in an application form and submit it to the Faculty of Science by the due date.

  • Variations of this scholarship
    • Masters students – up to $1,000
    • RHD students – up to $3,000

What are the benefits?

  • A single payment of up to $3000 for Doctor of Philosophy Science students,
  • A single payment of up to $1000 for Masters students.

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