The Douglas Family Scholarship

Available through the generosity of the Douglas Family, the scholarship is available to assist high achieving students who are in financial need, in transitioning to tertiary study. One scholarship is available every three years.

The next scholarship will be awarded in 2021.

Application type

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

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded

1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident residing in rural or regional Victoria
    • have a strong academic ability
    • be in financial need
    • apply to commence the Bachelor of Commerce through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
    • submit an application for the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC
    • meet the criteria to be eligible under the Access Melbourne Scheme

    Selection criteria

    Selection is made based on information provided by VTAC at the time of selection. The Selection Committee will not have access to change of course preference information.

    Selection is based on academic merit and documented financial disadvantage.

  • Application process

    Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered.

    There is no separate application process.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship is valued at the Net Annual Income of the Trust. Each scholarship will be awarded for up to three years at a time or the normal duration of an undergraduate commerce degree.

The next scholarship will be awarded in 2021.

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