Mann Scholarship

John Norman Mann graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1948 from the University of Melbourne. He worked as an Engineer throughout Victoria, including with the State Water Supply Commission and in state government. John Norman Mann passed away in 2017. Himself a scholarship student, John Norman Mann felt that his time at the University of Melbourne enabled the rich and full life that he and his wife Bette enjoyed. He wanted that same opportunity to be available for students in similar situations to his.

Applications open

3 Aug 2020

Applications closed

26 Aug 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen
    • be enrolled in one of the following courses/disciplines within the Melbourne School of Engineering:
      • first year (2020 start or mid-year intake) of the Master of Engineering (Civil, Civil with Business, Environmental or Structural), or
      • Master of Environmental Engineering, or
      • Master of Engineering Structures
    • have a weighted average mark of at least H1 (80%)
    • be in financial need.

    Selection criteria

    Applications will be assessed via an equal consideration of academic merit and financial need.

    The donor has specified a preference toward students in civil and environmental engineering disciplines.

  • Application process

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

  • When will I know the outcome?

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately four to eight weeks after the application close date.

What are the benefits?

Two semester payments of $5,000.

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