Graduate House Awards and Scholarships
Graduate House Research Scholarship
The Graduate House Research Scholarship provides financial support to a Resident Member of The Graduate Union who is enrolled in a research post-graduate degree at a masters or a doctoral degree level.
Margaret Watson Travelling Fellowship
The Margaret Watson Centenary Travelling Fellowship is in memory of Margaret Watson and is to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young female graduates.
Graduate House Bursaries
The Graduate House Bursary provides financial support to Resident Members of The Graduate Union who are enrolled in post-graduate coursework studies at diploma, masters or professional doctorate levels.
M V Anderson Award
Recognises the achievements of graduates who have developed skills and insights which they effectively communicate with others.
The Graduate Women Victoria
The Graduate Women Victoria Scholarships, range in value from $3,500 to $8,000 and are for female students enrolled in Victorian universities (or at the Victorian campuses of the Australian Catholic University) to undertake a Masters or Doctorate (PhD) by Research, a coursework or extended Masters or a Masters of Education. These awards include two bursaries for those preparing to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). A scholarship is also available for an Indigenous female student enrolled in an undergraduate degree. Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents and able to demonstrate that they are or have been experiencing disadvantage in the pursuit of their studies. The Scholarship applications typically open in December and close at the end of March in the following year.
THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
The Royal Society of Victoria (RSV) convenes Victoria’s science community. It is the State’s oldest learned society and a part of Australia’s intellectual life since 1854. The Society supports community outreach and scientific research through an awards program, recognising lifetime achievements and encouraging early career progression of Victorian scientists through a suite of special honours and prizes.
Australian Graduate Women Inc.
Australian Graduate Women Inc. (AGW) offers a number of Fellowships and awards each year. Examples include the Barbara Hale Fellowships (each worth $7,000) and the Georgina Sweet Fellowship ($6,000) for female Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia who are enrolled in a research-only PhD degree in an Australian university. Typically, applications are open in the first few months of each year and close by the end of April.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
This award is prestigious and recognised internationally. As the name suggests it is an award to an aspiring leader aged between 18 and 25 years.
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Graduate Women International
Graduate Women International offers a number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for postgraduate research, study and training. The awards may be used in any country other than the one in which the applicant was educated and other than the one in which the applicant habitually resides.
Rotary Peace Fellowship
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of their peace centres. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.