Walter and Muriel McConnan Scholarship

This scholarship was established with a donation from Nancy Isabel McConnan and is offered to students in financial need for the payment of fees, books, computers and/or the purchase of musical instruments and enrolled with the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.

Applications open

1 Jan 2020

Last day for applications learn more

10 Mar 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $2,000

Applicable study areas

Performing and visual arts, theatre, film and television

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 6

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • 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

    Submit an online Student Financial Assessment form by the closing date. With this application you will be considered for all Student Grants.

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  • When will I know the outcome?

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

  • Variations of this scholarship

    See also: Student Grants

  • About the donor

    Nancy Isabel McConnan

    Nancy Isabel McConnon bequeathed one third of a charitable trust to the Faculty of Music at the University of Melbourne and/or the Victorian College of the Arts (now the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music). Nancy wished the funds to be used as bursaries for the payment of fees, books, computers and/or the purchase of musical instruments to assist students in financial need.

    Read more about Nancy Isabel McConnan

What are the benefits?

The scholarship provides a one-off allowance of approximately $2,000 (exact amount determined when award is offered).

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