Olive Battersby Scholarship

This scholarship, worth approximately $8000, supports a student commencing or currently enrolled in the Master of Teaching as a means of recognising and rewarding excellent academic achievement despite difficult circumstances.

Applications open

1 Oct 2019

Applications closed

30 Nov 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $8,000

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident
    • be enrolled or intend to enrol in the 2020 intake of the Master of Teaching, or
    • be enrolled in a full-time load of the second year of the Master of Teaching in 2020 for the full year
    • be experiencing financial disadvantage and/or difficult circumstances

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on the grounds of financial disadvantage and academic merit.

  • Application process

    Students must submit an online application.

    For any questions regarding this scholarship, please email:


  • When will I know the outcome?

    The offer will be made in February 2020.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of approximately $8000.

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