Peter Reid Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2007 by a bequest from Peter Cecil Reid, this scholarship assists high achieving students in need of financial assistance.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

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

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 5

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • be enrolled in a degree course at the University of Melbourne
    • have at least twelve months of full-time study remaining to complete your course
    • be in need of financial assistance

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit and financial need.


    • You must enrol as a full-time student at the University of Melbourne. You may be eligible to receive this scholarship while enrolled as a part-time student.
    • You must maintain an academic status of ‘Good Standing’ otherwise the scholarship may be stopped or suspended.
    • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
    • You give permission for the University to provide your name and course details to the donor of the Peter Reid Memorial Scholarship and to provide a brief report on the benefits of the scholarship upon request.
  • Application process

    Submit an online Student Financial Assistance Application by the closing date. If you already have submitted an application in the last six months you do not need to apply again.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Students will be notified of the outcome of their application by 30 June. Reasons for non-selection and feedback on individual applications will not be provided.

What are the benefits?

An annual allowance of approximately $5,000. The final amount will be confirmed at the time of awarding and paid in two half-yearly instalments for a maximum of two years.

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