Graduate Women Victoria offers scholarships to female students who have overcome or are currently overcoming disadvantage in pursuing their studies at universities in Victoria. Applications for 2017 are now open.
Note that the closing date for applications has been extended to 3 April.
In 2017 scholarships are available in these categories:
Education – Masters Degree
Including Students preparing to teach STEM
Masters Coursework and Masters Extended students
Research – Masters Research and Doctoral Degrees
A student may apply in only one of these categories, but note that multiple awards are available in each category except the Indigenous undergraduate.
Requirements for each category vary, so before applying you should read all the information available at http://gradwomenvic.org.au/scholarships/ including the Frequently Asked Questions.
You are also strongly advised to:
· contact your referees before applying and give them the downloadable document Information for Referees which can be found here: GWV Information for Referees
· collect and scan all the necessary documents ready for uploading;
· prepare your personal impact statement, resume and brief account of your career plans and/or research project (you may copy and paste from Word Documents on to your application).
When you are ready to apply, click on Sign Up (above - top right) and register by entering a username and password.
A confirmation email will be sent and you may then start your application. If necessary, you can save your work, logout and login in again to finish your application. When you have finished your application, click on Submit - note that submitted applications cannot be changed.
Closing date for applications has been extended: applications close at midnight on 3 April. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Note that all applications are confidential and will be deleted at the end of the selection process.