The John D. and Dagnija Balmford Travel Grant

This grant has been made available through the generosity of John D. and Dagnija Balmford to support financially disadvantaged 2nd or 3rd year students who will undertake Global Management Consulting.

Applications open

27 Feb 2023

Applications closed

19 Mar 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

at least $3,000

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded

Up to 6

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a domestic student
    • have successfully completed at least 175 points of the Bachelor of Commerce (requirement of the subject)
    • be enrolled in the 2nd year or 3rd year of the Bachelor of Commerce
    • are intending on taking MGMT30017 Global Management Consulting in May 2023 and have submitted an application
    • meet the financial criteria as defined by Access Melbourne requirements. This includes being in receipt of Austudy, ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance, or if your parents receive Family Tax Benefit A, or if you can demonstrate a financial need.

    Selection criteria

    The recipient will be selected based on:

    • Acceptance to the subject Global Management Consulting MGMT30017
    • Academic merit based on WAM in Bachelor of Commerce to date
    • Demonstrated financial hardship
    • Scholarship impact statement
  • Application process
    • Apply for MGMT30017 Global Management Consulting via this link:
    • Global Management Consulting program information

    • Apply for the Balmford Travel Grant via the online form emailed to students who have applied for the May intake of GMC once applications close on 11:59pm Sunday, 19 March 2023. This includes uploading evidence proving your financial situation (e.g. a Centrelink statement) and a 500 word written Scholarship Impact Statement on how the potential travel grant could impact your ability to participate in a global experience program.
    • Students who are offered a place in MGMT30017 Global Management Consulting in May 2023 who also applied for the Balmford Travel Grant will have their eligibility reviewed by the Selection Panel. The Selection Panel will consist of the Manager Student Experience and Experiential Learning and the Scholarships officer.
    • Recipients of the Balmford Travel Grant will be notified via their student email.

What are the benefits?

There are up to 6 grants available, valued at $3,000 each.

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