The Robert and Gretta Wilkinson Science Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a rural third year Bachelor of Science student who is experiencing disadvantaged circumstances, and interested in pursuing a career in science education.

Applications open

1 Jan 2023

Applications closed

8 Mar 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • Be in the third year of the Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne,
    • Demonstrate Financial Need by completing an online Student Financial Assessment Form by no later than the 8th of March 2023.

    Preference will be given to high-achieving students from a regional or remote area of Australia.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates will be ranked based on:

    • Academic merit,
    • Level of disadvantage based on financial need and rural or regional background,
    • The potential impact of funding,
    • The proposed intention to pursue a career in science education.

    Please take note of the below Student Financial Assessment Form deadlines:

    • Applications open on the 1st of January 2023
    • Applications close on the 8th of March 2023

    Applicants who do not adhere to these deadlines will not be considered for this scholarship.

  • Application process

    Complete the Student Financial Assessment Form by no later than the 8th of March 2023.

    Submit the Robert and Gretta Wilkinson Science application form by the due date.

What are the benefits?

The recipient will receive a lump sump payment of up to $10,000. Please note that the value of the award varies from year to year.

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