Rosemary and Chris Lester Award

This scholarship, based on academic merit, provides $1000 for domestic students to spend on sustainability using knowledge gained in the University's Graduate Environmental Program.

Applications open

1 Oct 2019

Applications closed

28 Feb 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $1,000

Applicable study areas

Environment and natural resources

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled or enrolling in the Graduate Diploma in Environment or Master of Environment

    Selection criteria

    Selection for this scholarship is based on:

    • academic merit, with preference given to applicants from regional Victoria or requiring financial support
    • a statement of up to 500 words on how the applicant would use the funds to contribute to sustainability using knowledge gained in the Graduate Environmental Program.
  • Application process

    Apply online here via the Office for Environmental Programs website, uploading a personal statement with the application form. Applicants will also need to submit a Student Financial Need Assessment here.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be notificed of the outcome in early to mid-April.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of $1000.

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