The Robert and Gretta Wilkinson Science Scholarship

The Robert and Gretta Wilkinson Science Scholarship is open for award annually to students enrolled in the third year of a Bachelor of Science who are in financial need and are from a rural background. Preference will be given to students who intend to pursue a career in teaching science. The scholarship is intended to support tuition costs and living expenses.

Applications open

4 Jun 2019

Applications closed

1 Aug 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $8,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    To be eligible for the award applicants must:

    • be enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Science in the Faculty of Science
    • have a weighted average mark that makes them eligible to apply for the Master of Teaching (WAM of 65).
    • be from a rural background
    • be in financial need.
    • Students must submit an online Student Financial Assessment form and applications will be assessed and ranked by Scholarships & Bursaries (University Services) using the Student Financial Assessment process

    Selection criteria

    Selection will be determined based on:

    • financial need
    • provision of a personal statement of up to 500 words– the provision of a personal statement (500 words) as to how the scholarship would assist with their studies and, where relevant, outline why they intend to pursue a career in teaching.
    • Preference will be given to students who intend to pursue teaching of science as a career

    Applicants will be ranked according to financial need. The Panel will then review the personal statements to determine the most appropriate recipient

  • Application process

    1. By the 31st of July 2019, you must submit an online Student Financial Assessment form and applications will be assessed and ranked by Scholarships & Bursaries (University Services) using the Student Financial Assessment process.

    2. Apply for the  Robert and Gretta Wilkinson Bursary via the apply now link below  - by the 1st of August, 2019.

What are the benefits?

The recipient will receive a lump sump payment up to the value of $8000.

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