Sheridan Family Student Assistance Grant

This grant was established with a donation from The University of Melbourne USA Foundation and is offered to students in financial need.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $900

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be enrolled at the University of Melbourne
    • provide evidence of financial need

    Selection criteria

    Eligible students are selected on the basis of financial need.

    Conditions

    • You must be enrolled as a full-time student in a course at the University of Melbourne. You may be eligible to receive this scholarship while enrolled as a part-time student.
    • This scholarship cannot be deferred to the following year.
    • You must provide a brief report on the benefits of the scholarship and give permission for the University to provide the report, your name and course details to the donor.
  • Application process

    If you have submitted an application for the Student Grants you will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email in April.

  • Variations of this award

    See also: Student Grants

  • About the donor

    The University of Melbourne USA Foundation

    The University of Melbourne USA Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to support education, and specifically includes fundraising to support the University of Melbourne, in Australia.

    The University of Melbourne USA Foundation granted a sum to establish the 'John R Irwin Scholarship', the grant was made possible by a gift to the foundation by John Irwin. The scholarship was requested to fund an annual scholarship for students who are studying a graduate degree under the Melbourne Model curriculum.

    The University of Melbourne USA Foundation granted a sum to establish 'The Sheridan Family Student Assistance Fund' to be used to assist students with demonstrated financial need. The grant was made possible by a gift to the foundation from the Sheridan family. Dr William Sheridan graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the university and was a director of the foundation.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship provides a one-off allowance of approximately $900 (exact amount determined when award is offered).

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