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					   2010
      Tasmania
    scholarships




  …Supporting talent
The University of Tasmania Foundation
CONTENTS


           Ten reasons for choosing the University of Tasmania  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .2
           Tasmania Scholarships for commencing students .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .3
           Sponsored and endowed Tasmania Scholarships for commencing students  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .4
           Overseas Scholarships for commencing and current students  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .9
           Sports scholarships for commencing and current students .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10
           Sponsored and endowed Tasmania Scholarships for current students  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11
           Sponsored and endowed Tasmania Scholarships for current engineering students .  .  .  .  . 16
           Geology/earth sciences scholarships for commencing, current and honours students  .  . 17
           Honours scholarships  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 19
           Graduate research scholarships .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 26
           Postgraduate coursework scholarships  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 28
           Access scholarships and bursaries for commencing and current students  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 31
           Access scholarships and bursaries for commencing students  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 33
           West north-west bursaries for commencing students .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 36
           AMC scholarships  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 38
           How to apply for a scholarship, access scholarship or bursary  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 39




                   Terms used in this brochure
                   Access Scholarship:                                               Support provided to a student who can
                                                                                     demonstrate they need financial support.
                   Award:                                                            A general name for above scholarships or bursaries.
                   Bursary:                                                          The same as an Access Scholarship.
                   Endowed Scholarship:                                              A perpetual scholarship paid from income on
                                                                                     a trust fund usually held by the University.
                   Scholarship:                                                      A payment provided to a student to study,
                                                                                     usually determined on academic merit.
                   Sponsored Scholarship: A payment provided from a company or individual
                                          to a student (sometimes in an area of interest
                                          to the company).
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                             I am delighted to present the University of Tasmania
                             Scholarships Program for 2010 . UTAS is committed to           Frequently asked questions
                             rewarding excellence and improving access to higher
                                                                                            Q. How many scholarships can I apply for?
                             education and we have a very generous scholarships
                             program that assists in meeting this goal .                    A . You may apply for all the scholarships
                                                                                                that you believe you are eligible to
                             The program would not be possible without the
                                                                                                receive . You are advised to carefully read
                             tremendous support we receive from individuals,
                                                                                                this brochure or check the scholarships
                             government and business . In addition to the financial
                                                                                                website before applying .
                             support provided, our students benefit from networking
                             and career opportunities that add great value to their         Q. Can I defer my scholarship?
                             university experience . On behalf of the University, I thank   A . The University of Tasmania will not,
our scholarship donors for their generosity and investment in the future of Tasmania .          in general, defer a scholarship unless
Our program offers a great number of scholarships and bursaries, across all disciplines,        there are exceptional circumstances .
to commencing and current students studying at undergraduate, honours, postgraduate             This can be discussed with the
and research levels . The University of Tasmania’s motto is ‘Open to Talent’ and these          Tasmania Scholarships Office after
scholarships make that a reality for many students .                                            you receive an offer .
I encourage you to read this brochure and to apply for a 2010 UTAS scholarship .            Q. Do I have to submit an application for
                                                                                               every scholarship I want to apply for?
                                                                                            A . Unless otherwise stated, submitting
Professor Daryl Le Grew
                                                                                                one online application is all that will be
Vice-Chancellor and President
                                                                                                required for any awards for which you
University of Tasmania
                                                                                                are eligible .
                                                                                            Q. I am an International Baccalaureate
                                                                                               student. Can I apply for a scholarship?
                                                                                            A . Yes, you may apply for as many
                                                                                                scholarships as you believe you are
                                                                                                eligible to receive .
                                                                                            Q. I am an international student. Can I apply
                                                                                               for a scholarship?
                                                                                            A . Only international students who have
                                                                                                completed Years 11 and 12 in Australia,
                                                                                                and who have a tertiary entrance
                                                                                                score, can apply for scholarships for
                                                                                                ‘commencing students’ .
                                                                                                Current UTAS international students
                                                                                                may apply for most scholarships listed
                                                                                                under ‘current students’ .
                                                                                            Q. When is the closing date for applications?
                                                                                            A . Unless otherwise specified, applications
                                                                                                for undergraduate scholarships close
                                                                                                on 31 October 2009 .




                        …Supporting talent
                     The University of Tasmania Foundation
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                     TEN REASONS FOR CHOOSING THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA


1. Strong sense of tradition                    5. Outstanding services                        9. Ranked in the top 10
UTAS is Australia’s fourth oldest university       and facilities                                 universities for research
and one of the most distinguished in the        UTAS offers a wide range of services to        UTAS enjoys an enviable reputation
country, with an outstanding record of          help students in their initial transition to   for teaching and research, which is
academic achievement and leadership .           university and then to meet their ongoing      recognised locally, nationally and
                                                needs throughout their degree, including       internationally .
2. Unique course offerings                      student counselling, career development        The University has ‘theme areas’ that
                                                and employment services, child care,           represent areas of significant research
With a commitment to achieving
                                                health services and disability services .      strengths and substantial teaching
excellence in teaching, learning and
research, UTAS offers an extremely                                                             endeavours . The themes have been created
wide range of study areas, including            6. Strong international                        around strengths that come from our
many distinctive programs taught by                focus with opportunities                    people and facilities, and the opportunities
academics who are leading researchers              to study overseas                           presented by our location in Tasmania .
in their fields . UTAS currently offers                                                        •	 Antarctic	and	marine	studies
                                                UTAS provides opportunities for                •	 Community,	place	and	change
95 different undergraduate degrees,
                                                international study experiences through        •	 The	environment
including 31 combined degrees .
                                                our Student Exchange Program . UTAS has        •	 Frontier	technologies
                                                exchange agreements with 60 universities       •	 Population	and	health
3. Smaller and friendlier                       in 31 different countries and students can     •	 Sustainable	primary	production	
UTAS is the State’s only university, with       earn credit towards their degree while
                                                experiencing a different country and           UTAS has university institutes/centres
campuses in Hobart, Launceston and
                                                its culture . The University also offers a     that support our theme areas:
Burnie . With just 19,000 students UTAS
                                                number of Overseas Scholarships to help        •	 The	ARC	Centre	of	Excellence	in	Ore	
is small enough to provide a unique
                                                with the cost of the exchange .                    Deposits (CODES)
environment and offers smaller classes,
                                                                                               •	 The	Menzies	Research	Institute
with friendly interaction between staff
                                                                                               •	 The	Tasmanian	Aquaculture	and	
and students and a strong focus on              7. Vibrant university culture                      Fisheries	Institute	(TAFI)
the individual .
                                                Student organisations on campus offer a        •	 The	Tasmanian	Institute	for	
                                                full range of student-focused facilities and       Agricultural	Research	(TIAR)
4. Affordable cost of living                    activities, including entertainment, clubs     •	 The	Institute	of	Antarctic	and	Southern	
UTAS students at Hobart, Launceston and         and societies, legal and welfare advice            Ocean Studies (IASOS)
Burnie campuses can live within walking         and campus catering and retail services .      •	 The	Australian	Maritime	College
distance (either on or off campus) of the       All students are encouraged to participate     •	 The	Institute	of	Marine	and	Antarctic	
University and have an affordable lifestyle .   and become involved in the vibrant,                Studies (IMAS)
                                                cultural and social environment at UTAS .
                                                                                               10. Tasmania Scholarships
                                                8. Cosmopolitan city lifestyle                     Program
                                                   but without the hassle                      The Tasmania Scholarships Program is
                                                Students at the University of Tasmania         one of the most extensive scholarship
                                                enjoy the best of both worlds – excellence     programs offered anywhere in Australia .
                                                in academic teaching and research and a        In addition to a wide range of sponsored
                                                campus life free from overcrowding and         scholarships for undergraduate and
                                                access difficulties suffered at many larger    postgraduate students, the University
                                                universities .                                 also offers a significant program of
                                                                                               access scholarships and bursaries for
                                                                                               students who would find the cost of
                                                                                               tertiary study prohibitive .
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                       TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS


     Tasmania National                         Premier of Tasmania National
 Undergraduate Scholarships                     Undergraduate Scholarships                           Tasmania University
The Tasmania National Undergraduate            The Government of Tasmania, in
                                                                                                        Scholarships
Scholarships are the most prestigious          partnership with the University, will offer    Tasmania University Scholarships are
undergraduate scholarships offered by the      these prestigious awards, in which the         available to students who have performed
University of Tasmania .                       Premier takes great interest .                 very	well	at	school,	TAFE	or	in	the	initial	
Value       Up to $12,500 per year             Value       Up to $12,500 per year             years of university study at another
Number 6                                       Number 3                                       institution, and who are enrolling for the
Duration Up to four years                      Duration Up to four years                      first time at the University of Tasmania .
Criteria Available to students                 Criteria Available to Tasmanian                Value         Course fees (HECS)
            commencing study in any                        students commencing study          Number Up to 50
academic area except for the Bachelor          in any academic area except for the            Duration Up to four years
of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery .              Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery .     Criteria As a general guide, Tasmania
                                                                                                            University Scholarships will
Selection for the Tasmania National            Generally one student from each region
                                                                                              only be offered to students achieving the
Undergraduate Scholarships will be based       of Tasmania will be selected . Selection
                                                                                              highest tertiary entrance scores, or who
on excellent achievement in studies at         for the Premier of Tasmania National
                                                                                              have achieved at a similar high standard
school and a high tertiary entrance score .    Undergraduate Scholarships will be based
                                                                                              in	a	TAFE	or	university	course.
As this category of scholarship is very        on the criteria outlined for the Tasmania
                                               National Undergraduate Scholarships .          Interstate students receive one return
competitive, preference will be given to
                                                                                              airfare per annum to their nearest
students showing evidence of a breadth         Each scholarship provides a package of
                                                                                              capital city .
of study, and the selection committee          support to help with the costs of university
may look for success in subjects beyond        study . What is included in the package will   At least two of these scholarships will
those included in calculating your tertiary    depend on your individual circumstances        be provided in the Bachelor of Medicine/
entrance score .                               but may include a living allowance, course     Bachelor of Surgery covering the cost
                                               fees, support with accommodation, or an        of the HECS fees .
Each scholarship provides a package of
support to help with the costs of university   establishment allowance .
                                                                                                International students who have
study . What is included in the package will                                                    completed Year 12 in a school in
depend on your individual circumstances                                                         Tasmania or in another Australian
but may include a living allowance, course                                                      state may apply for these awards .
fees, support with accommodation, an                                                            Students taking the International
establishment allowance and an annual                                                           Baccalaureate are also welcome
return airfare to Tasmania if you live                                                          to apply .
interstate .

  International students who have
  completed Year 12 in a school in
  Tasmania or in another Australian
  state may apply for these awards .
  Students taking the International
  Baccalaureate are also welcome
  to apply .
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                     SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                     FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS

These scholarships are available              Alumni Annual Appeal                         BookEnd Environmental
for students commencing study                  Tasmania University                              Scholarships
in an undergraduate degree                         Scholarship                      These scholarships are provided by private
course at the University of                                                         individuals and professionals to promote
                                         This scholarship is provided by the Alumni
Tasmania.                                                                           positive and cooperative environmental
                                         of the University through the annual
                                         appeal to members and graduates of         solutions and to provide inspiration and
They are available through
                                         the University .                           encouragement to students throughout
the University of Tasmania
                                         Value       $3,000 per year                our education system .
Foundation, which works                                                             Value        $2,000 to $5,000 per year
                                         Number 1
with Tasmanian business,                                                            Number Up to 3
                                         Duration Up to four years
government and individuals to            Criteria Available to a student            Duration Variable – dependent
provide support for students at                      commencing any                              upon course
the University.                          undergraduate course .                     Criteria Available to a student
                                                                                                 enrolled in any undergraduate,
Many additional Tasmania                                                            honours or postgraduate coursework study
University Scholarships are                       Australian Croatian               in any discipline (whether science, media,
provided through the University               Social and Sporting Club              economics, law, etc .), provided there is an
of Tasmania Foundation to                    of Launceston Scholarship              environmental angle and the above aims
both commencing and current              This scholarship is provided by funds made are	met.	For	further	information	go	to	
students. These are sponsored            available by the Croatian Club committee   www .bookendtrust .com
by individuals, Tasmanian and            when the club closed in 2004 .
Australian industry, business and        Value        $2,500                         Bruce Wall Estate Scholarships
governments. Selection will be           Number 1                                       (Agriculture/Aquaculture)
based largely on your school or          Duration One year
                                         Criteria Available to a student            These scholarships are provided from
university results and the quality                                                  the estate of the late Bruce Wall, which
                                                      of Croatian origin or a
of your application, although                                                       supports a number of Tasmanian youth
                                         descendant of a person of Croatian
some scholarships in this                                                           projects .
                                         origin, and who is preferably a Tasmanian
category have other eligibility          resident . Open to both commencing and     Value        $4,000 per year
requirements specified by the            current students .                         Number 2
donors.                                                                             Duration Up to four years
                                                                                    Criteria Available to students eligible
Please include a CV or resume             Ball and Chain Grill Tasmania                          to commence a course in
with your application. Make                     University Scholarship              agriculture or aquaculture .
sure you cover in detail any             This scholarship is offered by the Ball and
work experience, sporting                Chain Grill, one of Hobart’s best-known             DJ Motors Tasmania
achievements, hobbies and                restaurants .                                      University Scholarship
interest, and take care with the         Value        $3,000
                                                                                       This scholarship is provided by DJ Motors,
accuracy (spelling, punctuation,         Number 1
                                         Duration One year                             a leading Tasmanian car retailer .
grammar).                                                                              Value       $3,000 per year (indexed
                                         Criteria Available to a student
                                                      commencing in any                annually by $500 for high achievement)
                                         undergraduate course .                        Number 1
                                                                                       Duration Up to four years
                                         In addition to academic achievement, the      Criteria Available to a student
                                         student should also demonstrate that they                 studying in the science
                                         need financial support in order to study .    or engineering fields .
Details of additional sponsored
scholarships will be available on the
University website under Commencing
Students, Sponsored Scholarships at
www.scholarships.utas.edu.au
and will be advertised in Tasmanian
newspapers on Saturday 3 October 2009.
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  Dr Peter Smith Scholarships                         Electrical Engineering                      Fairbrother Foundation
    in the Physical Sciences                               Scholarships                                 Scholarship
These scholarships are provided by Dr           Aurora Energy and Transend Networks,         The	Fairbrother	Foundation	has	funded	
Peter Smith to encourage students who           two of Tasmania’s electrical power           this perpetual scholarship at UTAS for
intend to enrol in the Bachelor of Science      companies, will support students entering    immediate family members of employees
degree and to study the physical sciences       UTAS and interested in an electrical         of the company .
of chemistry, mathematics and physics           engineering career .                         Value        $4,000 per year
in their first year at university – subjects    Value        $4,000 per year                 Number Varies
often designated as the basic or enabling       Number 2                                     Duration Up to three years
sciences .                                      Duration Two years*                          Criteria Available to an immediate
Value          $4,000                           Criteria Available to students                            family member of an employee
Number Up to 4                                               commencing an engineering       of	the	Fairbrother	group	of	companies	
Duration Up to three years                      degree and wishing to become electrical      commencing full-time study in any course .
Criteria Available for students with            engineers . Vacation work experience may
               academic potential who have      be available .                               Gilbertson Family Scholarship
the objective of completing one or more         * Later year scholarships in engineering
majors in the above subject discipline                                                       This scholarship is offered by the
                                                are listed on page 16.                       Gilbertson family to support a student with
areas . Conditions apply .
                                                                                             a learning difficulty who is studying any
Students should consult the website                      Elizabeth Wade                      undergraduate course .
at www .scholarships .utas .edu .au under
Dr Peter Smith Scholarships in the
                                                       Tasmania University                   Value        Up to $5,000 per year

Physical Sciences for specific details                 Scholarship in Music                  Number Up to 2
                                                                                             Duration Up to three years
about the award and career pathways             This scholarship is provided from the        Criteria Available to a talented
that can be achieved through the study          estate	of	the	late	Elizabeth	(Dora)	Wade,	                student with a diagnosed
of these subjects .                             who devoted her life to music education .    learning difficulty .
                                                Value       $3,000 per year                  Conditions To be considered, students
         Dr Vivian Barlow                       Number 1                                     must register with UTAS Student
                                                Duration Up to three years
       Tasmania University                                                                   Disability Services .
                                                Criteria Available to a talented
     Scholarship in Medicine                                musician commencing a
This scholarship is provided from the           course at the Tasmanian Conservatorium           Hilary and Alan Wallace
estate of the late Dr Vivian Barlow, who        of Music .                                       Scholarship in Medicine
spent the final years of his life in Tasmania                                                Drs Hilary and Alan Wallace are retired
and wished to assist medical students                Environmental Science                   medical practitioners who have had a
with the costs of accommodation .
Value        $3,000 per year
                                                      Tasmania University                    close	association	with	Jane	Franklin	Hall	
                                                                                             (JFH).	This	scholarship	supports	a	medical	
Number 1                                                  Scholarship                        student from the north or north-west of
Duration Up to four years                       This scholarship is provided by the School   Tasmania	to	reside	at	JFH.
Criteria Available to students                  of Chemistry at UTAS .                       Value	       	 6,000	(paid	towards	JFH	
                                                                                                          $
             commencing in medicine             Value       $3,000 per year                               accommodation)
who need to move away from home                 Number 1                                     Number 1
to undertake the course .                       Duration Up to three years (subject to       Duration One year
                                                            good academic achievement)       Criteria Available to a student
                                                Criteria Available to a student                           commencing the Bachelor of
                                                            enrolling in the Bachelor        Medicine who was educated in the north
                                                of Environmental Science degree at the       or north-west of Tasmania .
                                                Launceston campus .
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                       SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                       FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS

        Hobart City Council                      Kingborough Sub Branch                              Lester Franks
     Don Kay Music Scholarship                   RSLA Miss Cluny Portnell                      Scholarships in Surveying
This scholarship is provided by the               Memorial Scholarship                           and Spatial Sciences
Hobart City Council in recognition of        The Kingborough Sub Branch of the              Lester	Franks	is	an	innovative	Tasmanian-
the contribution made to the cultural life   RSLA	established	this	scholarship	in	2006	     based company involved in planning
of the city by Mr Don Kay, who taught        to recognise the service of Miss Cluny         activities in the public and private sectors .
music at the Conservatorium of Music         Portnell to the Kingborough community .        Value         $3,000 per year
for many years .                             Value        $5,000 (paid over 2 or 3 years)   Number 2
Value        $3,500                          Number 1                                       Duration Duration of course
Number 1                                     Duration Two or three years                    Criteria Available to students in
Duration One year                            Criteria Available to a Tasmanian                            any year of the Bachelor of
Criteria Available to a Hobart resident                   student commencing nursing,       Surveying and Spatial Sciences degree .
             commencing study in the         preferably from the Channel area or            There is a required annual vacation
Bachelor of Music and intending to major     southern Tasmania .                            placement and six months of professional
in piano and/or composition .                                                               experience in the final year of the course .
                                                  Launceston Chamber of
       Hobart City Council                        Commerce Scholarship                            Medical Rural Bonded
          Scholarship                                                                                Scholarships
                                             This scholarship is provided by the
Hobart City Council supports a number        Launceston Chamber of Commerce, the        Medical	Rural	Bonded	Scholarships	
of awards for Hobart residents enrolling     oldest chamber of commerce in Australia .  (MRBS)	are	funded	by	the	Australian	
at UTAS .                                    Value        $3,000                        Government as part of an initiative to
Value        $3,500 per year                 Number 1                                   improve health services in rural and
Number 1                                     Duration One year                          regional communities . To apply for an
Duration Up to four years                    Criteria Available to a student            MRBS	at	the	University	of	Tasmania,	
Criteria Available to a resident                          enrolling in the Bachelor of  download	the	MRBS	Expression	of	Interest	
             of the City of Hobart           Business in Launceston, and intending      form from the scholarships page at
commencing study in one of the following     to major in one of the following:          www .medicine .utas .edu .au/admissions/
areas: Antarctic science, business/          entrepreneurship, human resource           mrbs .html and return it by the closing date .
marketing, engineering, environmental        management, marketing or international     Value        Over $23,000
design, fine arts, surveying and spatial     business .                                              (tax-free and indexed)
sciences or tourism .                                                                   Number Up to 4
                                                  Launceston City Council               Duration Six years
     John C Bowden Tasmania                                 Scholarship
                                                                                        Criteria Selection is undertaken by the
       University Scholarship                                                                        School of Medicine at UTAS
                                             This scholarship is offered by the         when offers for the medicine course are
This scholarship is provided by John C       Launceston City Council to residents       being	made.	For	details	on	the	conditions	
Bowden, an American businessman who          of the Launceston municipality .           of these scholarships check the website at
has a number of business interests in his    Value        $3,000 per year               www .health .gov .au/mrbscholarships or call
second home, Tasmania .                      Number 1                                   the hotline on 1800 248 720 .
Value       $3,000 per year                  Duration Up to three years                 Conditions		Recipients	are	required	
Number 1                                     Criteria Each college or school with       to practise in rural or remote areas in
Duration Up to four years                                 Year 12 students will be      Australia for six years on completion of
Criteria Available to a student              contacted by the Launceston City Council their training .
            commencing study in the          to nominate two students for consideration Closing Date 30 September 2009 for
Bachelor of Business or another degree       by the Launceston City Council for this    medicine course applications and this
course related to Tasmania’s economic        scholarship . No other applications will   scholarship application .
development .                                be	considered.	For	more	information	
                                                                                        Late applications will not be accepted .
                                             about the Launceston City Council visit
                                             www .launceston .tas .gov .au
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      Minh Hien and Farshid                      North Eastern Art and Craft                       School of Agricultural
          Scholarships                            Association Scholarship                           Science Scholarships
These scholarships were established            This scholarship is provided by the North     These scholarships are offered by
in 2008 by two UTAS alumni .                   Eastern Art and Craft Association to a        the School of Agricultural Science in
Value        $2,000 per year                   student from the Dorset municipality .        partnership with a number of Tasmanian
Number 2                                       Value        $1,000                           agricultural businesses .
Duration One year                              Number 1                                      Value        $4,000 per year
Criteria Available to a Tasmanian              Duration One year                             Number Varies
             refugee, or a member              Criteria Available to a student from the      Duration Up to four years
of a Tasmanian refugee family, who                          Dorset municipality enrolling    Criteria Available to students who
is commencing the first year of an             in a course in fine arts in Hobart or                      achieve an ITI of 95 or greater
undergraduate course in any area .             contemporary arts in Launceston .             and who are commencing study in the
                                                                                             Bachelor of Agricultural Science or the
           Neale Edwards                               Northern Florence                     Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture) .

     Scholarship in Agricultural                      Nightingale Bursary
        Science and Forestry                                                                        Steve Balcombe
                                               The	Northern	Florence	Nightingale	
                                               Association has provided support for            Southern Water Scholarship
Neale Edwards’ family, long involved in
Tasmania’s rural sector, has endowed this      retired nurses for over 50 years .            This scholarship is offered by Southern
scholarship to encourage interest and          Value       $500                              Water in honour of the late Steve
involvement in Tasmania’s rural sector .       Number 1                                      Balcombe .
Value       $7,500 per year                    Duration One year                             Value         $3,000 per year
Number 1                                       Criteria Available to a student               Number 1
Duration Up to four years                                  commencing the Bachelor of        Duration Up to four years
Criteria Available to a student who is         Nursing who has not received the support      Criteria Available to a talented
            interested in Tasmanian rural      of another UTAS scholarship or bursary .                    Tasmanian student
industries and is commencing a degree in                                                     commencing full-time study in an area
the agricultural or forest sciences .               Philip John Medhurst                     that is relevant to Southern Water’s core
                                                                                             activities – engineering, environmental
                                                 Scholarship in Engineering                  science or earth science .
    Nick Martin Tasmania                       This scholarship has been endowed by
   University Scholarship in                   the late Thora Medhurst in memory of
                                                                                             Vacation work opportunities may be
                                                                                             available with Southern Water .
Surveying and Spatial Sciences                 her husband who was a student at UTAS
This scholarship has been endowed by           before joining the navy in World War II and
Mr Nick Martin, a successful business          continuing to a successful career as an        St John Ambulance Bursaries
operator in the electronics industry .         electrical engineer .                         These bursaries are provided by St John
Value        $4,000 per year                   Value        $4,000 per year                  Ambulance, Australia’s largest first-aid
Number 1                                       Number 1                                      training organisation .
Duration Up to four years                      Duration Up to four years                     Value        $1,500
Criteria Available to a student                Criteria Available to a student               Number 3
             commencing study in the                        commencing in the Bachelor       Duration One year
Bachelor of Surveying and Spatial Sciences .   of Engineering .                              Criteria Available to students who
                                                                                                          are or have been members
                                                                                             of St John Ambulance (or whose family
Commonwealth Rural Health                                                                    is, or has been, a member) and who are
Scholarships are available in:                                                               commencing study in any course at the
• Medicine                                                                                   University .
• Pharmacy                                                                                   Conditions One award is available for a
• Nursing                                                                                    student from each of the three regions in
• Health Science                                                                             Tasmania .

For details phone 1800 020 787
or www.ruralhealth.gov.au or
email ruralhealth@health.gov.au
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                       SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                       FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS

     The Examiner Newspaper                          University Strings
        Northern Tasmania                              Scholarships
      University Scholarship                The Vice-Chancellor at UTAS has initiated
This scholarship is offered each year by    generous support for students studying
The Examiner newspaper to support a         at the Conservatorium of Music through
northern Tasmanian student commencing       establishing scholarships for talented
study at the Launceston campus of the       orchestral string players .
University .                                Value       Course fees plus up to
Value        $2,500 per year                            $6,000 per year
Number 1                                    Number 20
Duration Up to four years                   Duration Up to three years
Criteria Available to a student enrolling   Criteria Available to string
             in the Bachelor of Exercise                players enrolling in an
Science at the Launceston campus .          undergraduate or postgraduate course at
                                            the Conservatorium of Music in Hobart .

       Uniprint Tasmania
      University Scholarship                     West Tamar Council
        in Graphic Design                     Scholarship in Engineering
This scholarship is provided by Uniprint,   The West Tamar Council in northern
which provides printing services to the     Tasmania will support a student from its
University .                                municipality enrolling in engineering .
Value        $3,000                         Value       $4,000 per year
Number 1                                    Number 1
Duration One year                           Duration Up to four years
Criteria Available to a student             Criteria Available to a student resident
             commencing a degree in the                 in the West Tamar municipality
School of Art and wishing to major in       who enrols in a Bachelor of Engineering or
graphic design .                            a combined degree including engineering
                                            and has an interest in the civil engineering
                                            stream . Where possible the Council will
                                            offer work experience .




                                                                                                     ENDOWED
                                                                                                 TCE SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                                           A number of endowed scholarships,
                                                                                           some dating back almost a century,
                                                                                           are available based on results gained
                                                                                           in the TCE .
                                                                                           Criteria No application is necessary
                                                                                                      for these awards . If you
                                                                                           enrol at the University you will be
                                                                                           considered automatically, based on
Are you a science student?                                                                 your TCE results .
Check the very generous
scholarships available for earth
sciences/geology students listed
on pages 17 and 18.
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                      OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS
                      FOR COMMENCING AND CURRENT STUDENTS

Student exchange                                   Federation                                 Tasmania Overseas
                                               Scholarships in Law                               Scholarships
UTAS students have the
opportunity to complete an              The	Federation	Scholarships	are	available	    Overseas Scholarships are designed to
exchange for a semester or two at       to law students to encourage study abroad .   assist students with the costs associated
                                        Value        $1,500                           with travel for an approved international
a university overseas. This means
                                        Number 10                                     exchange with another university, or to
that you get credit towards your
                                        Criteria Available to assist with             undertake an approved cultural program
UTAS degree while you live and
                                                     the costs associated with        or a practicum .
study in another country. It’s a        travel in an approved international           Value        Up to $3,000
great way to experience other           exchange program . Students must have         Number Up to 12
cultures and lifestyles. Currently      completed a certain component of a law        Criteria Applicants should provide
there are exchange opportunities        degree before being eligible to go on                      a clear statement of: the
with 60 universities in 31 countries.   exchange.	Details	from	the	Faculty	of	Law.    purpose of the overseas travel; its
                                        Closing Dates		For	study	in	semester	         relevance to their current course at the
There’s a place on exchange for you.    one	2010	–	31	October	2009.	For	study	in	     University of Tasmania; the perceived
Go to www.international.utas.edu.au     semester two 2010 – 31 May 2010 .             academic outcomes and personal benefits;
to find it.                                                                           and how a scholarship will help the
                                           Soren Nielsen Travelling                   achievement of these .

                                          Scholarship in Engineering                  Your proposed study or related program
                                                                                      and associated travel must be supported
                                        The late Soren Nielsen, a Danish migrant
                                                                                      by your school or faculty . Your academic
                                        to Tasmania, provided a bequest to the
                                                                                      record and progress will be considered as
                                        UTAS School of Engineering to fund this
                                                                                      part of the selection process .
                                        scholarship .
                                        Value        $2,500                           Priority will be given to students who have
                                        Number 1                                      completed at least one year of university
                                        Duration One year                             study, have arranged an exchange through
                                        Criteria Available to a student in the        the Student Exchange Program and are not
                                                     School of Engineering who        already receiving financial support from
                                        is undertaking an international exchange      UTAS .
                                        program or another approved study             Current UTAS scholarship recipients can
                                        opportunity overseas .                        receive existing scholarship payments
                                                                                      while on exchange .
                                                UTAS International                    Further Info Contact International
                                                Travel Scholarships                   Services at UTAS for details on exchanges .
                                                                                      Closing Dates		For	study	in	semester	
                                        These travel scholarships offer financial     one	2010	–	31	October	2009.	For	study	in	
                                        assistance for domestic students              semester two 2010 – 30 June 2010 .
Interested in study in the US, UK       undertaking overseas travel for a ‘gap
or Germany? Or maybe Iceland,           year’ . The scholarships will cover a range
Ireland, Switzerland or Slovenia?       of overseas travel options, including
                                        volunteering or community-based
Wherever you want to mention,
                                        placements and tourist travel .
it’s likely UTAS has an exchange
                                        Value         Up to $3,500 per student
arrangement already in place
                                        Number Up to 150
that would allow you to spend a
                                        Criteria Students must have completed
semester – six months – or a year at
                                                      Year 12 in 2008 and must
university there. And to encourage
                                        undertake full-time study at UTAS in
our students to get that vital
                                        2009 in an undergraduate course, with
international experience we offer a
                                        international travel during 2010 .
variety of scholarships. So whether
                                        Note: Students studying Year 12 in 2009
it’s northern Europe, North America
                                        should apply for this award in 2010 .
or north Asia, build an exchange
into your UTAS career.
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                       SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS
                       FOR COMMENCING AND CURRENT STUDENTS

       Tasmania University                            Graeme Foster                                Tasmanian Institute
       Sports Scholarships                         Tasmania University                             of Sport Scholarships
These scholarships are provided by the           Football Club Scholarship                  UTAS and the Tasmanian Institute of Sport
Tasmania University Union (TUU) and the       This scholarship is provided by the           (TIS) have agreed to support two students
Vice-Chancellor for outstanding athletes      Tasmania	University	Football	Club	(TUFC)	     each year while they study .
studying at the University of Tasmania .      through the generosity of its past members    Value        Course fees (HECS)
Value       $1,500 – $2,500                   and supporters .                              Number 2
Number Up to 12                               Value         $4,000                          Duration One year
Duration One year                             Number 1                                      Criteria Applicants must be an athlete
Criteria Available to commencing              Duration One year                                          at the TIS . One scholarship is
            and current students .            Criteria Available to a Hobart-based          for a Year 12 student entering UTAS, and
Conditions Students who receive a                           student with good academic      one is for a student currently enrolled .
Sports Scholarship are expected to make       achievement who is also able to
a contribution to university sports clubs .   demonstrate commitment to Australian                Tasmania University
                                              Rules	football	by	performance	in	school	          Cricket Club Scholarship
        Corporate Express                     or club competition .
                                                                                            Supporters and past members of the
       Tasmania University                    Conditions The selected student should
                                                                                            Tasmania University Cricket Club (TUCC)
                                              be	available	to	play	for	the	TUFC	while	
        Sports Scholarship                    studying . Apply online and include details   have funded this scholarship to support
This scholarship is provided by Corporate     of your experience and the name               cricketers at UTAS .
Express, a national provider of office        of a referee .                                Value         $3,000
products and equipment .                      Closing Date		Friday	5	March	2010	            Number 1
Value        $3,000                           but you may apply for this with other         Duration One year
Number 1                                      scholarships by 31 October 2009 .             Criteria Available to a student with
Duration One year                                                                                         a good academic record who
Criteria Available to an excellent sports                                                   is also a talented cricketer, demonstrated
                                             North Hobart Football Club                     by performance in school and club
             person commencing a course
at UTAS . Selection will be based on            Peter Wells Scholarships                    competition or at national underage
evidence of achievement in sport to date, An endowment from the late Peter Wells,           championships and is available to play for
potential for future development and on   a life member, funded these scholarships          the TUCC while studying .
academic achievement .                    to support North Hobart players or                Closing Date 18 September 2009
                                          supporters while at UTAS .
                                          Value       $3,000 and $2,000
                                          Number 2
                                          Duration One year
                                          Criteria One scholarship available
                                                      to a north-western/northern
                                          student and one to a southern student with
                                          good academic records who are willing to
                                          be	involved	in	the	NHFC	while	studying	at	
                                          UTAS .
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                     SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                     FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

International students                     Alexander Symonds                          Australian Croatian Social
currently enrolled at UTAS may           Scholarship in Surveying                       and Sporting Club of
apply for these scholarships.              and Spatial Sciences                        Launceston Scholarship
                                     This scholarship is provided by Alexander     This scholarship is provided by funds made
                                     Symonds, an Adelaide-based surveying          available by the Croatian Club committee
                                     consulting firm .                             when the club closed in 2004 .
                                     Value        $3,000 per year                  Value        $2,500
                                     Number 1                                      Number 1
                                     Duration Up to three years                    Duration One year
                                     Criteria Available to a student entering      Criteria Available to a student of
                                                  second year of the Bachelor                   Croatian origin or a
                                     of Surveying and Spatial Sciences .           descendant of a person of Croatian
                                     Conditions The selected student will          origin, and who is preferably a Tasmanian
                                     be offered an annual vacation placement       resident . Open to both commencing and
                                     as well as a six-month professional           current students .
                                     experience component in the final year
                                     of the course .                                       Beef Industry Trust
                                                                                              Scholarship
                                           Anglicare Scholarship
                                                                                   This scholarship is provided by the
                                              in Social Work                       Tasmanian Beef Industry Trust to assist
                                     Anglicare is a major Australian welfare       students who have an interest in the
                                     agency that supports many Tasmanians          development of the beef and cattle
                                     through its programs .                        industry .
                                     Value       $3,000                            Value       $4,000 per year
                                     Number 1                                      Number 1
                                     Duration One year                             Duration Up to three years
                                     Criteria Available to a student entering      Criteria Available to a student
                                                 the final year in the Bachelor                eligible to enter second
                                     of Social Work .                              year of a course in the School of
                                                                                   Agricultural Science .
                                      Australian Computer Society
                                      (Tasmanian Branch) Bursary                       Bert Campbell Memorial
                                       in Information Technology                      Scholarship in Agriculture
                                     This bursary is provided by the Tasmanian     This scholarship is provided by the
                                     branch of the Australian Computer Society .   Agricultural Contractors of Tasmania
                                     Value        $1,000 per year                  to honour the memory of Bert Campbell
                                     Number 1                                      who was a pioneer in harvesting, cereal
                                     Duration Up to two years                      production and the poppy industry . It is
                                     Criteria Available to a student entering      offered to support the development of
                                                  second year who will major       young people in the Tasmanian agricultural
                                     in information technology and who             sector, particularly in the area of
                                     demonstrates financial need .                 harvesting and cereal production .
                                     Conditions The bursary will only be           Value        $2,000
                                     awarded	to	an	Australian	citizen	or	the	      Number 1
                                     holder of a permanent humanitarian visa .     Duration One year
The scholarships listed in this                                                    Criteria Available to a student entering
section are available to students                                                               the final year of the degree
who have already completed one                                                     – either year 3 of the Bachelor of Applied
or more years at the University of                                                 Science (Agriculture) or year 4 of the
Tasmania, or another university.                                                   Bachelor of Agricultural Science .
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                        SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                        FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

      BHP Billiton – TEMCO                                D&MV McDonald                            Davey Financial Group
      Scholarship in Science                            Scholarship in Music                        Tasmania University
TEMCO (Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical           This scholarship was established by the           Scholarship in Business
Company), a wholly owned subsidiary              late Dawson and Margaret McDonald to         This scholarship is provided by Davey
of BHP Billiton, has Australia’s only            provide support to students of the violin,   Financial	Group,	a	leading	Launceston-
manganese alloy smelter at Bell Bay .            viola and cello to study in the United       based financial services company .
Value       $4,000 per year                      Kingdom with a selected master musician .    Value        $2,000 per year
Number 1                                         Value       Up to $15,000                    Number 1
Duration Up to two years                         Number 1                                     Duration Up to two years
Criteria Available to a student studying         Duration 8-10 week residential course        Criteria Available to a student who is
            in physics, chemistry,               Criteria Available to a final-year                        entering second year of the
environmental science or computer                            undergraduate, honours or        Bachelor of Business and who is intending
science who is entering third year in 2011 .     masters student to fund a residency in the   to major in finance or accounting .
An interesting final-year project will be        UK for up to 10 weeks during January/        Conditions The scholarship holder will
available with TEMCO as well as possible         February	2010.	The	selected	student	         also be offered the option of a position
work placement over the 2010 and 2011            must be enrolled at the Tasmanian            in the company’s undergraduate training
summer vacation .                                Conservatorium of Music studying             program and be offered work opportunities
Closing Date 31 May 2010 . See website           one of the above instruments .               during term and vacation . Participation in
for more details .                                                                            the program is optional and will not impact
                                                    Daniel Wright Memorial                    on the scholarship selection process .
      Country Club Tasmania                       Scholarship in Health Science
           Scholarship                           This scholarship has been endowed in the            David Paget
This scholarship is offered by Country           memory of Dr Daniel Wright, who was a        Memorial Scholarship (Maths)
Club Tasmania . Located on the rural fringe      lecturer and valued member of staff in the   The late David Paget made a significant
of Launceston, Country Club Tasmania             Faculty	of	Health	Science	at	UTAS	for	       contribution to the study of mathematics
offers holiday accommodation, dining             13 years .                                   in Tasmania through his work at UTAS
and entertainment, as well as conference         Value        $1,000                          and by coaching for the Maths Olympiad .
facilities for up to 475 delegates .             Number 1                                     This scholarship supports students in
Value         $4,000                             Duration Over three years                    mathematics .
Number 1                                         Criteria Available to a student who          Value       $2,000 per year
Duration One year                                             has completed at least one      Number 1
Criteria Available to a student entering         semester in an undergraduate course          Duration Up to two years
              third year in the Bachelor         within	the	Faculty	of	Health	Science	and	    Criteria Available to a student
of Business on the Launceston campus             is enrolled in the School of Human Life                  undertaking second-year
and majoring in marketing, accounting or         Sciences or the School of Nursing and        units in maths and intending to major
tourism . A work placement with Country          Midwifery on the Launceston campus .         in the subject .
Club Tasmania during summer 2009/2010 is
an integral part of this award . The recipient
will also receive support for a work project
                                                                                                Denis P Mackey Scholarship
during third year and potential employment                                                    This scholarship is provided by the family
upon graduation .                                                                             of the late Dr Denis P Mackey to mark his
                                                                                              substantial contribution to medical general
                                                                                              practice in Tasmania .
                                                                                              Value        $1,000
                                                                                              Number 1
                                                                                              Duration	 For	an	elective	in	the	School	
                                                                                                           of Medicine
                                                                                              Criteria Available to a student
                                                                                                           undertaking an elective in
Are you an earth sciences/geology
                                                                                              general practice or any worthwhile
student? Check the very generous
                                                                                              project relating to general practice in
scholarships available for you on
                                                                                              the medical degree .
pages 17 and 18.
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  Dr Peter Smith Scholarships                     Genesys Wealth Advisers                         GHD Scholarship in
    in the Physical Sciences                           Scholarship                               Environmental Studies
These scholarships are provided by            This scholarship is offered by Genesys, a     GHD is an international professional
Dr Peter Smith to encourage students          leading financial services company .          services company delivering innovative
enrolled in a Bachelor of Science to study    Value       $3,000                            solutions to the global market sectors
a major in one of the physical sciences       Number 1                                      of infrastructure, mining and industry,
(chemistry, mathematics and physics) .        Duration One year                             defence, transport, property and buildings
Value        $4,000 per year                  Criteria Available to a student               and environment .
Number Up to 4                                            entering the third year of        Value          $4,000 per year
Duration Up to three years                    the Bachelor of Business who wishes           Number 1
Criteria Available for students with          to pursue a career in financial planning .    Duration Up to two years
             academic potential who have      Vacation work experience may be available     Criteria Available to a student entering
the objective of completing one or more       to the successful recipient .                                third year of a course in
majors in the above subject discipline                                                      environmental studies or environmental
areas . Conditions apply .                      George Washington Walker                    science in 2010 . Honours is an optional part
                                                                                            of the scholarship and will be supported by
Students should consult the website at           Perpetual Undergraduate                    GHD . Summer vacation work experience
www .scholarships .utas .edu .au under             Scholarship (Business)                   is available .
Dr Peter Smith Scholarships in the
Physical Sciences for specific details        This scholarship is provided in memory
about the award and career pathways           of George Washington Walker, an early                   Gwen Donnelly
                                              leader in banking in colonial Tasmania .
that can be achieved through the study                                                                Memorial Award
of these subjects .                           It was originally established to celebrate
                                              the 150th anniversary of the founding of      Friends	of	the	late	Gwen	Donnelly	
                                              his bank, which was later to become the       established this award to recognise her
      Dr Santokh Singh Sindhu                 Trust Bank .                                  contribution	to	the	Australian	Federation	
       Travelling Scholarship                 Value        $4,500 per year                  of University Women .
           in Paediatrics                     Number 1                                      Value        $500
                                              Duration Up to three years                    Number 1
Dr Sindhu’s family has provided this
                                              Criteria Available to a full-time             Duration One year
scholarship to encourage Tasmanian
                                                           student who is entering second   Criteria Available to a student who
medical students to focus on child health
                                              year in the Bachelor of Business or the                    has completed one or two
during their undergraduate course .
                                              Bachelor of Economics .                       years of an undergraduate degree course
Value         Up to $3,500
                                                                                            at the Hobart campus and who shows
Number 1
                                                                                            financial need .
Duration Minimum period of six weeks .              GHD Scholarship in
Criteria Available to an undergraduate            Environmental Planning
              medical student whose                                                                   John Kable
                                              GHD is an international professional
focus is on child health . The scholarship                                                       Memorial Tasmania
                                              services company delivering innovative
will assist the successful applicant to
                                              solutions to the global market sectors         University Scholarship in Law
undertake elective study in the discipline,
                                              of infrastructure, mining and industry,       This scholarship is provided by the
preferably in a developing country or in an
                                              defence, transport, property and buildings    estate of the late John Kable QC, a noted
indigenous community .
                                              and environment .                             Tasmanian barrister .
                                              Value        $5,000                           Value        $4,000 per year paid towards
                                              Number 1                                                   course fees (HECS)
                                              Duration One year                             Number 1
                                              Criteria Available to a student               Duration Up to four years
                                                           entering third-year geography    Criteria Available to a student who was
                                              in 2010 with an interest in environmental                  educated in the Tasmanian
                                              planning or a student commencing the          state school system and who wishes
                                              Graduate Diploma of Environmental             to practise law . Eligible students must
                                              Planning . Summer vacation work               have completed the first year of a degree
                                              experience is available .                     including the units ‘Introduction to Law’
                                                                                            and ‘Legal Systems’ .
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                         SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                         FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

 Kenneth Douglas McConnell                            Lions Club of Westbury                      Searson Buck Scholarship
 Memorial Bursary (Medicine)                            Nursing Scholarship                          (Human Resources)
Kenneth McConnell was a Hobart-based             This scholarship is provided by the Lions     Searson Buck, Tasmania’s No .1 provider
psychiatrist killed in a rock climbing           Club of Westbury .                            of human resource services, will support
accident on Mt Wellington in January 2006 .      Value       $2,000                            a business student intending to major in
His father, the late Kennedy McConnell,          Number 1                                      human resources .
has endowed this scholarship to support          Duration One year                             Value       $1,500 comprising two
medical students with a passion for the          Criteria Available to a student from                      weeks’ paid work placement
outdoors .                                                   the Westbury district (home                   and a cash component of $500
Value        $3,000                              postcodes 7291–7292 or 7301–7303) who is      Number 1
Number 1                                         entering second year of a nursing degree .    Duration One year
Duration One year                                                                              Criteria Available to a student entering
Criteria Available to medical students               Robert Menary Tasmania                                the equivalent of third year in
             entering any of the final                                                         the Bachelor of Business and majoring in
three years of their degree and who have
                                                      University Scholarship                   human resources . In addition to financial
a passion for outdoor pursuits and an                 in Agricultural Science                  support the scholarship provides valuable
interest in psychiatry .                         This scholarship was established by           work experience .
                                                 the School of Agricultural Science to
    Leigh Donnelly Memorial                      recognise the contribution made by              Shellfish Culture Tasmania
                                                 Professor	Robert	Menary,	who	had	a	
   Bursary (Civil Engineering)                                                                   Scholarship in Aquaculture
                                                 distinguished career in teaching and
Leigh Donnelly was an engineer with a            research in agricultural science .            Shellfish Culture selectively breeds
number of public utilities . After his death     Value       $4,000 per year                   and grows Pacific oysters, mussels and
his mother endowed this scholarship to           Number 1                                      scallops in its hatchery at Clifton Beach
support engineering students .                   Duration Up to three years                    in southern Tasmania .
Value        $4,000                              Criteria Available to a student eligible      Value        $3,000 per year
Number 1                                                     to enter second year of a         Number 1
Duration One year but may be extended            degree in the School of Agricultural          Duration Up to three years
Criteria Available to a student who              Science .                                     Criteria Available to a student
             has completed first year in                                                                    commencing second year in
engineering, is intending to major in civil                                                    aquaculture . Vacation work placement
engineering and can demonstrate the need
                                                            Rory Spence                        included as part of the scholarship .
for financial support .                                Travelling Scholarship
                                                 This scholarship has been made available           Sir Geoffrey Foot Award
           Lester Franks                         by	the	family	of	the	late	Rory	Spence	and		
                                                                                                           (Business)
                                                 Vos Construction & Joinery Pty Ltd .
      Scholarship in Surveying                                                                 This scholarship was endowed by the
                                                 Value        $5,000
        and Spatial Sciences                     Number 1                                      Tasmanian Permanent Building Society
Lester	Franks	is	an	innovative	Tasmanian-        Duration One year                             to recognise the services of the late Sir
based company involved in planning               Criteria Available to a student who           Geoffrey	Foot	to	the	Tasmanian	financial	
activities in the public and private sectors .                is currently enrolled in the     sector .
Value         $3,000 per year                    School of Architecture and Design and         Value        $3,500
Number 1                                         who can provide a clear description of        Number 1
Duration Duration of course                      a proposed project and the anticipated        Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student in               outcomes .                                    Criteria Available to a full-time student
              any year of the Bachelor of        Conditions At the conclusion of the                        who has completed first
Surveying and Spatial Sciences degree .          scholarship the recipient will be expected    year in the Bachelor of Business or the
There is a required annual vacation              to deliver a school or public lecture and     Bachelor of Economics .
placement and six months of professional         submit a travel diary and a written report
experience in the final year of the course .     to the School of Architecture and Design .
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      Skretting Scholarship in                     Taxpayers Australia Inc.                    The Robert Gatenby Tasmania
            Aquaculture                                 Scholarship                              University Scholarship in
This scholarship is offered by Skretting,     This scholarship is provided by Taxpayers             Agricultural Science
international manufacturers of high-quality   Australia Inc ., a not-for-profit organisation   This scholarship is provided by the estate
aquaculture feeds .                           that seeks to educate the public on issues       of	Robert	Gatenby,	who	was	an	innovative	
Value       $2,000                            related to tax and superannuation . This         Tasmanian farmer and horticulturalist
Number 1                                      scholarship is to encourage the study of         before his death in 1992 .
Duration One year                             taxation at tertiary level .                     Value       $4,000 per year
Criteria Available to a student entering      Value         $500 (plus complimentary           Number 1
            third year of the Bachelor of                   membership for one year)           Duration Up to three years
Aquaculture .                                 Number 1                                         Criteria Available to a student eligible
Mentoring opportunities are available to      Duration One year                                            to enter second year of the
develop networks in local, national and       Criteria Available to a student                  Bachelor of Agricultural Science .
international aquaculture .                                 undertaking a business degree
                                              (full-time or part-time) who intends to take
                                              the	taxation	unit	BFA391	(normally	taken	in	
                                                                                                  The Zoe Ewart Tasmania
       Tasmanian Chamber of                   third year) and can demonstrate a strong          University Scholarship in Law
      Commerce and Industry                   interest in taxation .                           This	scholarship	is	provided	by	Rhonda	
      Scholarship in Corporate                                                                 Ewart to honour the memory of her mother,
            Governance                              The David McQuestin                        Zoe Ewart . The scholarship encourages
                                                                                               talented students to explore legal and
This scholarship is provided by the                 Memorial Foundation
                                                                                               justice issues at tertiary level .
Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and                       Scholarship                            Value        $3,000 per year
Industry, Tasmania’s largest business
                                              The	David	McQuestin	Foundation’s	                Number 1
organisation and employer body providing
                                              scholarship recognises the significant           Duration Up to four years
leadership and service to the business
                                              contribution made by the late David              Criteria Available to a student entering
community .
                                              McQuestin to journalism and the media                         second year of study and
Value        $3,000
                                              in Tasmania .                                    intending to complete a law degree .
Number 1
                                              Value        $6,000                              Conditions Available to a student who
Duration One year
                                              Number 1                                         has completed the first year of a degree
Criteria Available to a talented student
                                              Duration One year                                including the units ‘Introduction to Law’
             entering the final year of the
                                              Criteria Available to a student at               and ‘Legal Systems’ . Note: students must
Bachelor of Business and who is also
                                                           third year, honours or              address their interest in legal and social
undertaking a corporate governance major .
                                              masters level in a journalism, media and         justice issues in their application .
                                              communications course who demonstrates
  Tassal Tasmania University                  significant potential . A key component of
  Scholarship in Aquaculture                  the scholarship is an industry placement .
This scholarship is provided by Tassal, a
major Tasmanian aquaculture company
that grows, markets and exports Atlantic
salmon .
Value       $5,000
Number 1
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student who has                                                             Details of additional sponsored
            completed the first year of an                                                          scholarships will be available
aquaculture course .                                                                                on the University website
                                                                                                    under Current Students, Sponsored
Vacation work experience may also be                                                                Scholarships at
available with Tassal .                                                                             www.scholarships.utas.edu.au
                                                                                                    and will be advertised in
                                                                                                    Tasmanian newspapers on
                                                                                                    Saturday 3 October 2009.
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                        SPONSORED AND ENDOWED TASMANIA SCHOLARSHIPS
                        FOR CURRENT ENGINEERING STUDENTS

      Aurora Energy Tasmania                     Hydro Tasmania University                      SEMF Tasmania University
       University Scholarship                    Scholarships in Engineering                    Scholarship in Engineering
          in Engineering                       These scholarships are provided by Hydro       This	scholarship	is	provided	by	SEMF,	a	
This scholarship is provided by Aurora         Tasmania, which provides renewable             Tasmanian-based engineering company .
Energy, Tasmania’s electricity distribution    energy for Tasmania as well as selling         Value        $4,000
and retail company .                           consulting services around the world .         Number 1
Value        $4,000 per year                   Value       $4,000 per year                    Duration One year
Number 1                                       Number 4                                       Criteria Available to a final-year
Duration Two years                             Duration Up to two years                                    engineering student .
Criteria Available to a student entering       Criteria Available to students                 Conditions An internship and project
             third year of the Bachelor of                 entering the third year of         support are integral components of this
Engineering, majoring in electrical power      the Bachelor of Engineering in 2011 .          scholarship .
engineering .                                  Conditions Includes vacation work              Closing Date 31 May 2010
Conditions The scholarship includes            experience with Hydro Tasmania and
vacation work experience and project
support .
                                               project support .                              Transend Networks Scholarship
                                               Closing Date 31 May 2010
Closing Date 31 May 2010                                                                           in Power Engineering
                                                                                              This scholarship is provided by Transend
     BHP Billiton – TEMCO                               Norske Skog
                                                                                              Networks, which owns and operates
  Scholarship in Engineering                     Scholarship in Engineering                   the electricity transmission system in
TEMCO (Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical         Norske Skog, an international paper            Tasmania and is responsible for power
Company), a wholly owned subsidiary            manufacturer, has a production mill at         system control .
of BHP Billiton, has Australia’s only          Boyer in the Derwent Valley .                  Value        $4,000 per year
manganese alloy smelter at Bell Bay .          Value       $3,000 per year                    Number 1
Value        $4,000 per year                   Number 1                                       Duration Up to two years
Number 1                                       Duration Up to two years                       Criteria Available to a student
Duration Up to two years                       Criteria Available to a student studying                    entering the third year of the
Criteria Available to a student studying                   mechatronics or electrical         Bachelor of Engineering in 2011 and taking
             in mechatronics, process          engineering . Summer work placement and        the electrical power engineering elective .
control, systems design or electrical and      projects available with Norske Skog .          Conditions Vacation work experience
power systems engineering areas who is         Closing Date 31 May 2010                       with Transend is also available .
entering third year or fourth year in 2011 .                                                  Closing Date 31 May 2010
An interesting final-year project will be
available with TEMCO as well as possible
                                                     pitt&sherry Tasmania
work placement over the 2010 and 2011                University Scholarship                   Vedanta Resources Scholarship
summer vacation .                                        in Engineering                          in Mining Engineering
Closing Date 31 May 2010 . See web for                                                        Vedanta	Resources	plc	is	a	diversified	
                                               This scholarship is provided by pitt&sherry,
more details .                                                                                metals and mining company that produces
                                               a Tasmanian-based engineering company .
                                               Value        $4,000                            aluminium,	copper,	zinc,	lead	and	iron	ore	
          DIER Scholarship                     Number 1                                       as well as commercial energy . More details
        in Civil Engineering                   Duration One year                              at www .vedantaresources .com
This scholarship is provided by Tasmania’s     Criteria Available to a final-year             Value       $10,000
Department of Infrastructure, Energy and                    student in engineering (civil,    Number 1
Resources.                                     structural, mechanical, electrical or          Duration One year
Value       $5,500 per year                    environmental disciplines) .                   Criteria Available to a full-time student
Number 1                                       Conditions Vacation work placement                         entering the third year of the
Duration Up to two years                       with pitt&sherry is an integral of the         geotechnical engineering course in 2011 .
Criteria Available to a student eligible       scholarship .                                  Work experience at the Vedanta Copper
            to enter third or fourth year of   Closing Date 31 May 2010                       Mines of Tasmania Mount Lyell Mine is an
the engineering course and taking the civil                                                   integral part of the scholarship .
engineering elective .                                                                        Closing Date 31 May 2010
Conditions Paid vacation work is part
of the scholarship .
Closing Date 31 May 2010
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                       GEOLOGY/EARTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS
                       FOR COMMENCING, CURRENT AND HONOURS STUDENTS

Earth sciences – a career for the               Anglo American plc                          Newcrest Mining Ltd
whY generation                                 Scholarship in Applied                     Scholarship in Exploration
The days when people simply
                                                   Geochemistry                                    Geology
followed in their parents’ footsteps     This scholarship is funded by Anglo           Funded	by	Newcrest	Mining	Ltd	to	
when choosing a career are long          American plc and was established to           encourage Bachelor of Science students
past. Today, people ask why? –           encourage second-year students in             to pursue honours in geochemistry,
                                         analytical chemistry to pursue earth          geophysics or economic geology .
thinking carefully about their
                                         sciences and chemistry units of relevance     Value       $10,000 per year
career choice, selecting pathways
                                         to the minerals industry .                    Number 1
that not only ‘earn a crust’, but also
                                         Value       $10,000 per year                  Duration Up to two years
satisfy a whole host of other work,      Number 1                                                  (3rd and honours)
lifestyle and personal factors.          Duration Up to two years (3rd and             Criteria Available to a third-year
                                                     honours)                                      student undertaking an
Earth sciences offer a great range of
                                         Criteria Available to a full-time student     honours project relevant to Newcrest .
career options, including geology,                   undertaking the Bachelor of       Summer employment available .
environmental geology, geophysics,       Science (Economic Geology) with Honours
geochemistry, environmental              and analytical chemistry in third year .            Newmont Geoscience
resource science, petroleum              Applicants need to have completed unit(s)
geology and economic geology.            covering inorganic, physical and organic
                                                                                            Indigenous Scholarship
                                         chemistry in their first year .               This scholarship is funded by Newmont
There has never been a better time                                                     Mining Corporation to encourage
to be an earth scientist, as they                                                      indigenous students to undertake the
                                               AusIMM Scholarships
are in demand throughout the                                                           Bachelor of Science (Economic Geology)
world. There is an urgent need to        The	Australian	Government	and	RioTinto	       course .
find solutions on a range of issues      are offering scholarships to earth sciences   Value       $10,000 per year
                                         graduates . Go to www .ausimm .com .au for    Number 1
from water management, land
                                         more information .                            Duration Up to four years
use, alternative energy, resource
                                                                                       Criteria Available to a full-time
discovery and recovery through to
early warning systems for potential             Barrick Scholarship                                indigenous student studying

geo-environmental disasters.                  in Mineral Exploration                   the Bachelor of Science and majoring in
                                                                                       economic geology .
                                         Funded	by	Barrick	to	encourage	first-year	
Earth scientists solve salinity          earth sciences students to pursue the
problems, help predict earthquakes       Bachelor of Science (Economic Geology)            Tasmanian Government
and tsunamis, assess landslide           with Honours course .                                Mineral Resources
risk, overcome environmental             Value       $12,000 2nd year                       Tasmania Scholarship
degradation and play a crucial                       $16,000 3rd year                  This scholarship is funded by Mineral
role in addressing a host of other                   $20,000 Honours                   Resources	Tasmania	and	was	established	
environmental issues that will           Number 1                                      to encourage students to undertake
have a major impact on the future        Duration Up to three years                    geology at the University of Tasmania .
of the planet.                                       (2nd, 3rd and honours)            Value       $3,000
                                         Criteria Available to a full-time student     Number 1
The School of Earth Sciences, in                     with first-year geology,          Duration One year
conjunction with CODES and               chemistry and physics pursuing a Bachelor     Criteria Available to a commencing
industry sponsors, is offering a         of Science (Economic Geology) with                        full-time student undertaking
                                         Honours course .
great range of undergraduate                                                           geology units .
and postgraduate scholarships            Barrick may also offer summer
for commencing, current and              employment to the scholarship holder .
honours students, in a variety of
fields, including geology, economic
geology, geophysics, geochemistry
and environmental geology.
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                       GEOLOGY/EARTH SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS
                       FOR COMMENCING, CURRENT AND HONOURS STUDENTS

  Tasmanian Government                           Teck Geoscience Scholarship
Mining Honours Scholarships                    This scholarship is for a third-year student
These scholarships are funded by Mineral       undertaking a Bachelor of Science (Earth
Resources	Tasmania	and	were	established	       Sciences) degree at the University of
to encourage geological research at            Tasmania .
CODES on topics that are relevant to the       Value       $7,500
Tasmanian minerals industry .                  Number 1
Value         $5,000 to $8,000 depending on    Duration One year
              qualifications and experience    Criteria Available to a full-time student
Number 3                                                   with a demonstrated interest
Duration One year                              in the mining industry and who is enrolled
Criteria Available to students                 in an earth sciences degree at UTAS .
              undertaking research in          Summer employment available .
the field of geology with relevance
to the Tasmanian minerals industry .            Vedanta Resources Honours
Specialisation in one or more of: ore           Scholarship in Earth Sciences
deposit geology, igneous petrology,
volcanology, structure, sedimentology,         Vedanta	Resources	plc	is	a	diversified	
geochemistry or geophysics .                   metals and mining major that produces
                                               aluminium,	copper,	zinc,	lead	and	iron	ore	
Applicants require at least a credit average   as well as commercial energy . More details
in geology units at the second or third year   at: www .vedantaresources .com
levels .                                       Value        $10,000
Contact Dr Garry Davidson                      Number 1
            on (03) 6226 2815 or email         Duration One year
Garry .Davidson@utas .edu .au                  Criteria Available to a full-time honours
                                                            student studying any of the
      Teck Economic Geology                    earth science subjects . Work experience
       Honours Scholarship                     at the Vedanta Copper Mines of Tasmania
                                               Mount Lyell Mine is an integral part of the
Teck	is	the	world’s	second	largest	zinc	
                                               scholarship .
producer and sponsors this scholarship
each year .
Value       $12,500
Number 1
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a full-time student
            with a demonstrated interest
in the mining industry and who is enrolled
in a Bachelor of Science (Economic
Geology) with Honours degree at UTAS .
Evidence of leadership, service and
volunteerism will be considered along with
an undergraduate credit average .
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                     HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS


Apply for honours scholarships          Tasmania Honours Scholarships                         Alcorso Foundation
online. All potential honours           These scholarships are provided by the                   Environment
students should make contact            University to encourage excellent students           Honours Scholarships
with the Honours Coordinator in         to continue their study at honours level .     The	Alcorso	Foundation	was	established	
their discipline to discuss their       They may include a living allowance,           to celebrate the Alcorso family’s legacy to
interests and options.                  course fees, support with accommodation        the arts, culture, environment and social
                                        and establishment fees and a return            justice in Tasmania .
Closing date for semester one           airfare to Tasmania if you live interstate .   Value        $1,000
commencement is 31 October              Value        $5,500 to $10,000                 Number 2
2009.                                   Number 10 (6 for commencing UTAS               Duration One year
                                                     students)                         Criteria Available to an honours
Closing date for semester two           Duration One year                                           student in any area .
commencement is 30 June 2010.           Criteria Available to students with            See www .claudioalcorso .org for
                                                     excellent academic                information and application form .
                                        achievement in their undergraduate             Closing Date 2 April 2010
                                        courses who wish to study at honours level .
                                        Conditions Additional benefits may be
                                        available to students who obtain a first-             Antarctic Tasmania
                                        class honours degree and continue on to a            Honours Scholarships
                                        research	program	at	UTAS.	For	example,	        These scholarships are provided by
                                        the top 20% of first-class honours graduates   Antarctic Tasmania, the Tasmanian
                                        will be guaranteed a UTAS graduate             Government’s office for managing
                                        research scholarship if they commence          Antarctic issues .
                                        a research higher degree on a full-time        Value        $5,000
                                        basis at UTAS in the year following the        Number Up to 4
                                        completion of their honours degree .           Duration One year
                                        Additional Tasmania Honours                    Criteria Available to students
                                        Scholarships are provided through the                       undertaking honours through
                                        University	of	Tasmania	Foundation.	            the Institute of Antarctic and Southern
                                        Selection for these will be based largely      Ocean Studies (IASOS) .
                                        on university results, although many
                                        scholarships have requirements specified           Australia Post Tasmania
                                        by the donors . Details of these sponsored          Honours Scholarship
                                        scholarships follow .
                                                                                                in Marketing
                                                                                       This scholarship is provided by Australia
                                            Accounting or Corporate
                                                                                       Post which provides high-quality mail and
                                             Governance Honours                        parcel services to all Australians .
                                                 Scholarships                          Value        $3,500
                                        These scholarships are provided by the         Number 1
                                        School of Accounting and Corporate             Duration One year
                                        Governance at the University of Tasmania .     Criteria Available to a student in the
                                        Value        $4,000                                         Bachelor of Business
                                        Number Up to 3                                 undertaking honours in the area of
                                        Duration One year                              marketing . Australia Post will assist in
Details of additional honours           Criteria Available to students                 identifying potential projects and will
scholarships will be available on the                undertaking honours in            provide significant project support .
University website under Honours        accounting or corporate governance with
Students, Sponsored Scholarships        selection based on academic achievement
at www.scholarships.utas.edu.au         in a relevant undergraduate degree .
and will be advertised in
Tasmanian newspapers on
Saturday 3 October 2009.
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                       HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS


      Bill Jackson Tasmania                           Bruce Wall Estate                       Chemistry/Menzies Research
      University Scholarship                        Honours Scholarships                     Institute Honours Scholarship
         in Plant Science                         (Agriculture/Aquaculture)                  This scholarship is offered jointly by the
Professor Bill Jackson was a highly            These scholarships are provided from          School	of	Chemistry	and	the	Menzies	
respected leader, teacher and researcher       the estate of the late Bruce Wall, which      Research	Institute.
in plant science in Tasmania for over          supports a number of Tasmanian youth          Value       $5,000
50 years . He endowed this scholarship,        projects .                                    Number Varies
prior to his death in 2002, to ensure that     Value       $5,000                            Duration One year
outstanding students continue to work in       Number 2                                      Criteria Available to students eligible to
plant science .                                Duration One year                                         enter a joint honours program
Value         $7,500                           Criteria Available to students eligible       in	research	undertaken	by	the	Menzies	
Number 1                                                   to enter honours in agriculture   Research	Institute	and	the	School	of	
Duration One year                              or aquaculture .                              Chemistry .
Criteria Available to a student
              undertaking honours in                    Cancer Council                              Colony 47 Honours
plant science .
                                                      Honours Scholarship                         Scholarship in Sociology
Interstate students receive a return                                                         Colony 47 is a community sector
                                               This scholarship is provided by the Cancer
airfare and an accommodation/relocation                                                      organisation to assist Tasmanians with a
                                               Council to fund an honours student to
allowance .                                                                                  range of needs including: accommodation,
                                               undertake research into cancer .
                                               Value        $10,000                          financial assistance, independent
      BookEnd Environmental                    Number 1                                      living skills, support and counselling,
           Scholarships                        Duration One year                             employment placement and recreational
                                               Criteria Available to a full-time student     opportunities .
These scholarships are provided by private
                                                            undertaking honours in any       Value          $2,000
individuals and professionals to promote
                                               area that focuses on cancer control .         Number 1
positive and cooperative environmental
                                               Conditions The scholarship provides a         Duration One year
solutions and to provide inspiration and
                                               $7,000 living allowance and $3,000 for        Criteria The scholarship will support
encouragement to students throughout
                                               research costs .                                             a student eligible to undertake
our education system .
                                               Contact Assoc . Professor Greg                an honours course in 2010 in the School of
Value        $2,000 to $5,000 per year
                                               Woods on (03) 6226 4832 or email              Sociology and Social Work . The project is
Number Up to 3
                                               G .M .Woods@utas .edu .au                     based in Hobart requiring the student to
Duration Variable – dependent upon
                                                                                             enrol at the Hobart campus . The detail and
             course
                                                                                             nature of the project will be determined
Criteria Available to a student                          Chemistry                           by the successful student and their
             enrolled in any undergraduate,          Honours Scholarships                    supervisor .
honours or postgraduate coursework study
                                               The School of Chemistry at UTAS has
in any discipline (whether science, media,
                                               provided scholarships to encourage
economics, law, etc .), provided there is an
                                               students to continue their studies in
environmental angle and the above aims
                                               the discipline .
are	met.	For	further	information	go	to	
                                               Value        $4,000
www .bookendtrust .com .
                                               Number Up to 5
                                               Duration One year
                                               Criteria Available to students eligible
                                                            to enter an honours course
                                               in the School of Chemistry . Check the
                                               scholarships website for details .



Are you an earth sciences/geology
student? Check the very generous
scholarships available for you on
pages 17 and 18.
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  Community Based Services                       Cultural Environments and                               Dave Warren
 (South) Honours Scholarship                    Heritage Honours Scholarships                        Honours Scholarships
         in Sociology                           These scholarships enable honours                    in Optical Astronomy
Community Based Services (South)                students to access the materials               These scholarships are provided by Dave
aims to enhance the client’s quality of life    and expertise of some of Tasmania’s            Warren, an associate research fellow in
through the provision of personal care,         leading cultural institutions as part of       the School of Mathematics and Physics,
respite and related services, social support    their research program . Participating         to encourage high-level research in optical
and home modifications .                        organisations include the Tasmanian            astronomy .
Value        $2,500                             Museum and Art Gallery, the Queen              Value       $4,500
Number 1                                        Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, the State     Number 2
Duration One year                               Library of Tasmania, and the Port Arthur       Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student eligible        Historic Site .                                Criteria Available to students
             to undertake an honours            Value        $4,000                                        undertaking honours in optical
course in 2010 in the School of Sociology       Number Up to 8                                 astronomy .
and Social Work . The project is based in       Duration One year
                                                Criteria Available to students
Hobart requiring the student to enrol at
                                                             undertaking honours in
                                                                                                      DJ Motors Honours
the Hobart campus . The project topic will
relate to issues for people with disabilities   Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, classics,       Scholarship in Economics
and will be negotiated by the successful        English, fine arts, history or sociology .     This scholarship is provided by DJ Motors,
candidate and CBS Management .                  Contact Dr Hamish Maxwell-                     a major Tasmanian car retailing company .
                                                Stewart (03) 6226 1983 or email                Value       $3,500
                                                Hamish .MaxwellStewart@utas .edu .au           Number 1
  Corporate Express Honours
                                                                                               Duration One year
    Scholarship in Medical                      For	further	information	and	a	list	of	2010	
                                                                                               Criteria Available to a student
                                                projects see www .utas .edu .au/arts/ceh/
          Research                                                                                         undertaking honours in
This scholarship is provided by Corporate                                                      economics and whose thesis topic focuses
Express, a national provider of office                   D&MV McDonald                         on a Tasmanian economic issue .
products and equipment .                               Scholarship in Music
Value        $5,000
Number 1
                                                This scholarship was established by the             Fruit Growers Tasmania
Duration One year
                                                late Dawson and Margaret McDonald to                  Honours Scholarship
                                                provide support to students of the violin,
Criteria Available to a student eligible                                                              (Agricultural Science
                                                viola and cello to study in the United
             to undertake honours in
                                                Kingdom with a selected master musician .                 or Business)
medical	research	at	the	Menzies	Research	
                                                Value       Up to $15,000                      Fruit	Growers	Tasmania,	the	peak	body	
Institute.	Research	is	detailed	at
                                                Number 1                                       representing the interests of the State’s
www.menzies.utas.edu.au
                                                Duration 8-10 week residential course          apple, pear and stone fruit industries, will
                                                Criteria Available to a final-year             support a student whose honours research
                                                            undergraduate, honours or          will further improve the technical capacity
                                                masters student to fund a residency in the     and value of these industries to Tasmania .
                                                UK for up to 10 weeks during January/          Value         $5,000
                                                February	2010.	The	selected	student	           Number 1
                                                must be enrolled at the Tasmanian              Duration One year
                                                Conservatorium of Music studying               Criteria Available to a student
                                                one of the above instruments .                               undertaking honours study in
                                                                                               either area with a project relevant to the
                                                                                               fruit industry .




                                                                                                    International students currently
                                                                                                    enrolled at UTAS may apply for
                                                                                                    these scholarships.
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                      HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS


 Heart Foundation Tasmania/                        Jim Bacon Foundation                           Martin Davies Memorial
  Menzies Research Institute                      Scholarships (Fine Arts,                              Scholarship
    Honours Scholarship                           Political Science, Care &                   The aim of this scholarship is to develop
This scholarship is offered jointly by the          Treatment of Cancer)                      a deep understanding of architectural
Menzies	Research	Institute	and	Heart	        These three scholarships are provided by         heritage and conservation issues and
Foundation	Tasmania.                         the	Foundation	set	up	to	honour	the	late	        practices .
Value       $10,000                          Premier . They target study in his areas of      Value       $5,000
Number 1                                     interest .                                       Number 1
Duration One year                            Value        Up to $10,000                       Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student eligible     Number 3                                         Criteria Available to a student
            to undertake an honours          Duration One year                                            entering a Bachelor of
program in cardiovascular research           Criteria Open to honours or                      Environmental Design (Honours), Master
undertaken	by	the	Institute.	Research	is	                 postgraduate students in            of Architecture (Honours) or a research
detailed	at	www.menzies.utas.edu.au          fine arts, political science, or the care        higher degree from another discipline
                                             and treatment of cancer . Selectors will         with a focus on historic cultural heritage
                                                                                              including architectural history, built/
 Holy Trinity Church Honours                 give preference to students for whom the
                                                                                              archeological heritage or its conservation .
Scholarship in Business Ethics               financial assistance will make a difference
                                             in the successful completion of their
Launceston’s Holy Trinity Anglican Church    studies .                                          Menzies Research Institute
has funded this scholarship to encourage
                                                                                                 Honours Scholarships
study in the general area of business
ethics .                                               Lester Franks                          The	Menzies	Research	Institute	
Value       $1,000                                  Honours Scholarship                       undertakes vital work in epidemiology, and
Number 1                                     Lester	Franks	is	an	innovative	Tasmanian-        diseases that affect the community .
Duration One year                            based company involved in planning               Value       $5,000
Criteria Available to a student              activities in the public and private sectors .   Number At least 3
            undertaking honours research     Value         $5,000                             Duration One year
on issues of business ethics .               Number 1                                         Criteria Available to students eligible
                                             Duration One year                                            to undertake an honours
                                                                                              research program in any area of research
      Honours Scholarships                   Criteria	 Lester	Franks	will	support	a	
                                                                                              undertaken	by	the	Institute.	Research	is	
      in Aged Care Nursing                                 student undertaking an
                                                                                              detailed	at	www.menzies.utas.edu.au
                                             honours course in surveying and spatial
A number of Tasmanian aged care              sciences .
providers will offer generous financial                                          Menzies Research
support to students wanting to undertake
                                               Lithuanian Studies Society  Institute/Helene Matterson
honours study in nursing in the aged care
area through the School of Nursing and       Tasmania Honours Scholarship Medical Research Scholarships
Midwifery .                                  This scholarship is provided by the              The	Menzies	Research	Institute	
Value       $5,000+                          Lithuanian Studies Society, whose aim is to      undertakes vital work in epidemiology and
Number Various                               promote the study and research of topics         diseases that affect the community .
Duration One year                            connected with Lithuania and its people .        Value       $5,000
Criteria	 Please	contact	Dr	Rosalind	        Value       $5,000                               Number 2
            Bull on (03) 6324 3423 or        Number 1                                         Duration One year
Rosalind.Bull@utas.edu.au	for	details	of	    Duration One year                                Criteria Available to students eligible
providers and opportunities .                Criteria Available to an honours                             to undertake an honours
                                                         student from any faculty of          research program in any area of research
                                             the University whose thesis involves an          undertaken	by	the	Institute.	Research	is	
                                             aspect of the study of Lithuania and/or          detailed	at	www.menzies.utas.edu.au
                                             Lithuanians .
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  Music/Dance Scholarship in                         Primary Health Care                         Qantas Tasmanian Devil
      Special Education                              Honours Scholarships                         Honours Scholarships
A donor who devoted the major part of her      These scholarships are intended to            Qantas, the national airline, has provided
working life to educating students with        encourage students from a variety of          funds to assist research into the facial
special learning needs has provided this       schools to study a topic in the area of       tumour disease affecting Tasmanian devil
scholarship to encourage the incorporation     primary health care . They are provided       populations .
of music and/or dance into the curriculum      by	the	University	Department	of	Rural	        Value       $5,000
practice for teachers of students with         Health	(UDRH)	and	the	Menzies	Research	       Number 2
special learning needs . The donor is          Institute	(MRI).                              Duration One year
prepared to offer her expertise to assist      Value	        $3,000	(UDRH),	$5,000	(MRI)     Criteria Available to students
the successful student .                       Number 2                                                  in relevant disciplines
Value        $5,000                            Duration One year                             interested in undertaking honours study
Number 1                                       Criteria Available to an honours              into the cause and impact of the disease .
Duration One year full-time, or two years                    student from any faculty or     Additional research funding of up to $2,000
             part-time                         school e .g . Health Science, Sociology       may apply .
Criteria Available to a student who            and Social Work, Psychology, Education,       Closing Dates		For	study	in	semester	
             is undertaking a postgraduate     Geography and Environmental Studies,          one	2010	–	31	October	2009.	For	study	in	
teacher education award (including             Government, Computing, etc ., provided the    semester two 2010 – 30 June 2010 .
honours) who wishes to incorporate             research addresses an issue of primary
human movement (dance) and/or music            health care (with a specific focus on rural           Radio Astronomy
into their teaching practice, as a tool        health	for	the	UDRH	award).
to assist students with special learning
                                                                                                    Honours Scholarship
                                                                                             This scholarship is provided by the School
needs . Preference will be given to students      Professor Newton Barber
who do not already hold another significant                                                  of Mathematics and Physics .
scholarship and who can demonstrate
                                                Scholarships in Plant Science                Value        $4,500
that the financial support provided by the     These scholarships are offered in memory      Number 1
scholarship will enable them to undertake      of the late Professor Newton Barber, who      Duration One year
the study .                                    was the first professor of botany at the      Criteria Available to a student
                                               University of Tasmania . Professor Barber                  undertaking an honours project
                                               set the current research strengths for        in radio astronomy .
           Nick Cretan
                                               the School of Plant Science in pea and
       Tasmania University                     eucalypt genetics .
                                                                                             Interstate students will also receive a
                                                                                             $4,000 accommodation allowance and
      Scholarship in Tourism                   Value        $4,000                           return air travel .
This endowed scholarship is provided           Number Up to 4                                Contact Professor John Dickey
by Mr Nick Cretan, who is a successful         Duration One year                             on (03) 6226 2447 or email
Tasmanian businessman and a long-              Criteria Available to honours students        John .Dickey@utas .edu .au
time supporter of University of Tasmania                    in plant science .
students .                                     Interstate students may receive an
Value       $6,000                             additional relocation allowance .
Number 1
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student
            undertaking honours in the
Bachelor of Tourism or the Bachelor of
Business with a tourism project .
Vacation work experience in a tourism
facility may also be available .




                                                                                                  Check the scholarships website for
                                                                                                  more details on each scholarship.
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                       HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS


             Riawunna                            School of Computing and                         The David McQuestin
      Postgraduate Scholarship                Information Systems Tasmania                       Memorial Foundation
This	scholarship	is	provided	by	Riawunna,	         Honours Scholarships                              Scholarship
which is committed to the advancement         These scholarships are offered by the        The	David	McQuestin	Foundation’s	
of knowledge about Aboriginal and Torres      School of Computing and Information          scholarship recognises the significant
Strait Islander cultures and societies .      Systems .                                    contribution made by the late David
Value        $4,000                           Value       $3,000                           McQuestin to journalism and the media
Number 1                                      Number Up to 4                               in Tasmania .
Duration One year                             Duration One year                            Value        $6,000
Criteria Available to an Aboriginal or        Criteria Available to students               Number 1
             Torres Strait Islander student               undertaking honours in           Duration One year
undertaking honours or postgraduate           computing at either Hobart or Launceston .   Criteria Available to a student at
coursework at UTAS .                          Contact Jacqui Hartnett                                   third year, honours or
                                              on (03) 6324 3392 or email                   masters level in a journalism, media and
  RSL Women’s Auxiliary (Tas)                 J .Hartnett@utas .edu .au or Judy Young      communications course who demonstrates
       Honours Bursary                        on (03) 6226 6266 or email                   significant potential . A key component of
                                              Judy .Young@utas .edu .au                    the scholarship is an industry placement .
This	bursary	is	provided	by	the	RSL	
Women’s Auxiliary (Tas), which works for
the benefit of servicemen and women .           Tasmanian Spatial Industry                       The Gay and Lesbian
Value        $2,000                                Honours Scholarship                          Community Centre Inc.
Number 1                                      This scholarship has been established              Honours Scholarship
Duration One year                             to mark the 30th anniversary of the          This scholarship is provided by the Gay
Criteria Available to a student who           commencement of tertiary education           and Lesbian Community Centre, which
             is the descendant of an          in surveying in Tasmania .                   is a social support, non-government
Australian veteran and who is undertaking     Value       $3,500                           organisation that was established in
an honours course at any campus of the        Number 1                                     Hobart in 1992 .
University .                                  Duration One year                            Value        $1,000
                                              Criteria Available to a student enrolled     Number 1
       Salamanca Arts Centre                              in a surveying and spatial       Duration One year
        Honours Scholarship                   sciences honours program offered by the      Criteria Available to an honours
                                              School of Geography and Environmental                     student undertaking studies
The Salamanca Arts Centre management          Studies .                                    in any discipline that has direct relevance
board is providing this scholarship .         Conditions Student will be selected          to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or
Value       $2,500                            on basis of academic merit and financial     intersex communities .
Number 1                                      need .
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student studying
            honours in economics,
business studies, geography, government,
sociology or tourism .
Conditions The successful student will
undertake a cost/benefit research project
on ‘creative communities’ with a focus on
the notion of a sustainable entrepreneurial
economy and its utility for the Salamanca
Arts Centre in Hobart .
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        The Governor’s                        Veolia Environmental Services                 Women Chiefs of Enterprises
   Environment Scholarships                      Honours Scholarship in                       Honours Scholarship
The Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable            Medical Research                           in Entrepreneurship
Peter G . Underwood AC, is patron of         This scholarship is provided by Veolia        Women Chiefs of Enterprises is a
these prestigious scholarships, which        Environmental Services, one of Australia’s    professional organisation for women
are sponsored by Tasmanian government        leading environmental services companies .    entrepreneurs .
and business organisations . Last year’s     Value        $5,000                           Value       $3,500
sponsors were: Nyrstar Hobart; Aurora        Number 1                                      Number 1
Energy; Local Government Association of      Duration One year                             Duration One year
Tasmania; Hydro Tasmania; Norske Skog;       Criteria Available to students eligible       Criteria Available to a student eligible
RioTinto	Alcan;	SEMF	Pty	Ltd;	Cadbury	                    to undertake an honours                      to enter an honours discipline
Schweppes; Department of Environment,        research program in diabetes research         in any area where entrepreneurship is an
Parks, Heritage and the Arts .               undertaken	by	the	Menzies	Research	           important aspect of the study .
Value       $5,000                           Institute.	Research	is	detailed	at	
Number Up to 3
Duration One year
                                             www.menzies.utas.edu.au                       Zoology Honours Scholarships
Criteria Available to students                                                          The School of Zoology offers these
            undertaking an honours or
                                                    Veolia Sustainability               scholarships each year .
masters project, in any faculty, which              Honours Scholarship                 Value       $4,000
relates to management of the environment .   This scholarship is provided by Veolia     Number At least 2
Conditions Interstate students will also     Environmental Services, one of Australia’s Duration One year
receive a return airfare to Tasmania .       leading environmental services companies . Criteria Available to students eligible
                                             Value       $5,500                                     to undertake honours in
                                                                                        zoology	in	2010.
         University Club                     Number 1
                                             Duration One year
       Honours Scholarship
                                             Criteria Available to an honours
The Management Committee of the                          student in agricultural science
University Staff Club has agreed to fund     or geography and environmental studies
an honours scholarship to encourage a        (or another area where sustainability is
talented student to continue their studies . a focus), whose research is relevant to
Value        $2,000 plus course fees (HECS) Tasmania .
Number 1
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student in
             any discipline undertaking
honours . This scholarship may not be held
jointly with any other scholarship provided
through UTAS .




                                                                                                Details of additional honours
                                                                                                sch0larships will be available
                                                                                                on the scholarships website at
                                                                                                www.scholarships.utas.edu.au
                                                                                                under Honours Students and
                                                                                                will be advertised in Tasmanian
                                                                                                newspapers on Saturday
                                                                                                3 October 2009.
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                     GRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS


Several categories of scholarship                 Graduate                                 Equity Graduate
are available in addition to those          Research Scholarships                        Research Scholarship
detailed in this booklet, including
                                      These scholarships are provided by the       This scholarship is provided by the
Australian Postgraduate Awards,       University of Tasmania . Scholarships are    University of Tasmania .
Australian Postgraduate Awards        offered for a wide range of disciplines in   Value       Equal to an Australian
(Industry), CRC Scholarships and      which the University has major research                  Postgraduate Award
industry-funded scholarships.         programs .                                   Number 1
A single application will serve for   Value        A stipend equal to that for     Duration Up to two years for a research
most of these. Selection is based                  the Australian Postgraduate                 masters degree
largely on academic results, with     Award (currently $20,427 per year) .         Up to three years for a doctorate
emphasis given to the honours         A relocation allowance may also be           Criteria This scholarship is only
and final undergraduate year.         included                                                 available to a student
                                      Number Varies                                undertaking a research masters or
Information about graduate            Duration Up to two years for a research      doctoral degree in 2010, who holds or will
research at the University of                      masters degree                  obtain in 2009 at least an upper second-
Tasmania is available from the        Up to three years for a doctorate            class honours degree and who is an
University’s Graduate Research        Criteria Available to graduates              Australian	citizen	or	permanent	resident.	
                                      with honours at a high standard (or          Applicants must be from one or more of
Unit on (03) 6226 2766 or email
                                      an equivalent qualification) wishing to      the following equity groups:
scholarships@research.utas.edu.au
                                      undertake a research masters degree or       •	 students	from	low	socio-economic	
                                      doctorate at the University of Tasmania .        backgrounds
                                                                                   •	 women	students	in	non-traditional	
                                              Dr Sergio Giudici                        areas (engineering, applied physics,
                                                                                       information technology, architecture,
                                              Hydro Tasmania                           economics)
                                            Research Scholarship                   •	 students	with	a	disability
                                      This scholarship was established by          •	 students	from	a	non-English	
                                      Hydro Tasmania in recognition of one of          speaking background
                                      Tasmania’s most respected engineers,         •	 students	who	are	primary	carers.
                                      Dr Sergio Giudici . Dr Giudici was a
                                      graduate of the University of Tasmania,
                                      a	Rhodes	Scholar	and	was	internationally	
                                      respected for his engineering
                                      achievements .
                                      Value        $5,000 top-up payment to
                                                   an Australian Postgraduate
                                      Award or equivalent
                                      Number 1
                                      Duration Three years
                                      Criteria Available to a student
                                                   undertaking research in any
                                      field of engineering or environmental
                                      science .
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       Indigenous Graduate                         Quantitative Marine Science                      The Dr Joan Woodberry
       Research Scholarship                            PhD Scholarships                            Postgraduate Fellowship
This scholarship is provided by the               These	scholarships	are	provided	by	CSIRO	      in Engineering or Bioscience
University of Tasmania .                          in partnership with the University of         This fellowship is provided by Dr Joan
Value        Equal to that of the Australian      Tasmania as part of a national program        Woodberry AM, who has had a major
             Postgraduate Awards                  to offer specialised graduate-level           influence on young Australians through her
(currently $20,427 per year)                      coursework in quantitative marine science     writing, teaching and educating teachers
Number 1                                          (QMS) .                                       and in advocating for women’s rights .
Duration Up to two years for a research           Value        $23,205 (current 2009 rate)
                                                                                                She has endowed this fellowship to
             masters degree                       Number Varies
                                                                                                assist women graduates to continue with
Up to three years for a doctorate                 Duration Up to three years
                                                                                                their university education in the fields of
Criteria Available to a student who               Criteria Available to students who hold
                                                                                                engineering and the biosciences .
             will be undertaking a full-time                   at least an upper second-class
                                                                                                Value        $3,000 per year top-up
research masters degree or doctorate in           honours degree, or equivalent, and have a
                                                                                                Number 1
2010 and who holds or will obtain in 2009         major in mathematics, physical sciences,
                                                                                                Duration Three years
at least an upper second-class honours            life sciences, geomatics or engineering .
                                                                                                Criteria Available to a woman graduate
degree .                                          Contact	 Professor	Richard	Coleman	
                                                                                                             undertaking a masters
In addition, applicants must be Australian        on (03) 6226 2108 or email
                                                                                                degree or doctorate in engineering or the
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people       Richard.Coleman@utas.edu.au
                                                                                                biosciences .
who meet the Commonwealth three-tiered                                                          Closing Date 31 January 2010
criteria for Aboriginality . This requires that        Tasmanian Early Years
an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait             Foundation Scholarships
Islander person:
                                             The	Tasmanian	Early	Years	Foundation	was	
•	 is	of	Australian	Aboriginal	or	Torres	
                                             established by the Tasmanian Government
    Strait Islander descent; and
                                             in 2005 to support and promote the
•	 identifies	as	an	Australian	Aboriginal	
                                             development and learning of children up to
    or Torres Strait Islander; and
                                             the age of six . These scholarships will help
•	 is	accepted	as	such	by	the	community	
                                             further research into the early years of life .
    in which he or she lives or has lived .
                                             Value        $10,000 per year
Conditions A relocation allowance may
                                             Number 2
also be included .
                                             Duration Up to three years
                                             Criteria Available to students who are
    Qantas Tasmanian Devil                                undertaking a postgraduate
       Research Scholarship                  education degree (masters or PhD)
Qantas, the national airline, has provided   incorporating research into the field of
funds to assist research into the facial     children’s early learning and development
tumour disease affecting devil populations . and/or research into the development and
Value       Up to Australian Postgraduate education of early years professionals
            Award level                      in Tasmania . Preference will be given
Number 1                                     to action research or research with a
Duration 3 .5 years                          practical and reflective focus .
Criteria Additional research funding         Interested applicants should check the
            may be available .               details provided on the scholarships
                                             website .
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                       POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS


        Alcorso Foundation                      Brian Hartnett Scholarship in                     EMB Mann Tasmania
        Environment Prize                             Science Teaching                            University Scholarship
The	Alcorso	Foundation	was	established	        This scholarship has been provided           This scholarship has been endowed by
to celebrate the Alcorso family’s legacy to    by Tasmanian Alkaloids, a Tasmanian          the three daughters of Ethel May Barbara
the arts, culture, environment and social      poppy grower and processor, to mark the      Mann to encourage the communication
justice in Tasmania .                          retirement of their managing director,       of science through teaching, writing and
Value        $2,000                            Brian Hartnett . Brian is passionate about   research . Ethel Mann graduated from the
Number 1                                       the importance of science education          University in 1923 and was one of the early
Duration N/A                                   and the need for quality teaching in         women graduates .
Criteria Available to a student who            the discipline . He also established the     Value        $4,500
             has completed masters or          generous Tasmanian Alkaloids scholarship     Number 1
PhD studies in any of the University’s         program at UTAS .                            Duration May be available for the
schools.	The	prize	will	be	for	work	           Value        $5,000 per year                              duration of the degree
completed in 2009 .                            Number 1                                     Criteria Available to a student
See www .claudioalcorso .org for               Duration Up to two years                                  undertaking postgraduate
information and application form .             Criteria Available to a graduate             studies with a focus on science
                                                            in the sciences from northern   communication .
      BookEnd Environmental                    Tasmania who is undertaking the Bachelor

           Scholarships
                                               of Teaching with the view to becoming a             GHD Scholarship
                                               science teacher in Tasmania .
These scholarships are provided by private                                                    in Environmental Planning
individuals and professionals to promote                                                    GHD is an international professional
positive and cooperative environmental                  D&MV McDonald
                                                                                            services company delivering innovative
solutions and to provide inspiration and              Scholarship in Music                  solutions to the global market sectors
encouragement to students throughout           This scholarship was established by the      of infrastructure, mining and industry,
our education system .                         late Dawson and Margaret McDonald to         defence, transport, property and buildings
Value        $2,000 to $5,000 per year         provide support to students of the violin,   and environment .
Number Up to 3                                 viola and cello to study in the United       Value        $5,000
Duration Variable – dependent upon             Kingdom with a selected master musician .    Number 1
             course                            Value       Up to $15,000                    Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student                Number 1                                     Criteria Available to a student entering
enrolled in any undergraduate, honours         Duration 8-10 week residential course                     third-year geography in 2010
or postgraduate coursework study in            Criteria Available to a final year           with an interest in environmental planning
any discipline (whether science, media,                    undergraduate, honours or        or a student commencing the Graduate
economics, law, etc .), provided there is an   masters student to fund a residency in the   Diploma of Environmental Planning .
environmental angle and the above aims         UK for up to 10 weeks during January/        Summer vacation work experience is
are	met.	For	further	information	go	to	        February	2010.	The	selected	student	         available .
www .bookendtrust .com .                       must be enrolled at the Tasmanian
                                               Conservatorium of Music studying                     Gwen Nettlefold
                                               one of the above instruments .
                                                                                                  Memorial Scholarship
                                                                                            The late Dr Gwen Nettlefold received her
                                                                                            doctorate in philosophy posthumously .
                                                                                            This scholarship has been established by
                                                                                            friends and family in her memory .
                                                                                            Value       $1,000 per year
                                                                                            Number 1
                                                                                            Duration Up to three years
                                                                                            Criteria Available to a woman student
                                                                                                        undertaking postgraduate
                                                                                            studies in humanities without support from
                                                                                            another major scholarship . Complete the
                                                                                            application form on the website .
                                                                                            Closing Date 	26	February	2010	
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           Jan Sedivka                             Music/Dance Scholarship in                            Sir Victor Burley
       Scholarship in Music                            Special Education                               Scholarship in Music
This scholarship is provided by friends          A donor who devoted the major part of her      This scholarship has been established by
of the distinguished musician Professor          working life to educating students with        the family of the late Sir Victor Burley, who
Jan Sedivka, to recognise his contribution       special learning needs has provided this       was a renowned engineer and actively
to the education of music students in            scholarship to encourage the incorporation     involved in affairs of the University .
Tasmania, Australia and around the world .       of music and/or dance into the curriculum      Value        $1,000
Value        $3,000                              practice for teachers of students with         Number 1
Number 1                                         special learning needs . The donor is          Duration One year
Duration One year                                prepared to offer her expertise to assist      Criteria Available to a student eligible
Criteria Available to a student                  the successful student .                                    to enter a postgraduate course
             undertaking postgraduate            Value        $5,000                            at the Conservatorium of Music preferably
study in music (strings) at the Tasmanian        Number 1                                       studying in a classical area .
Conservatorium of Music .                        Duration One year full-time, or two
                                                              years part-time                        Tasmanian Early Years
           Jim Bacon                             Criteria Available to a student who                Foundation Scholarships
   Foundation Scholarships                                    is undertaking a postgraduate
                                                                                                The	Tasmanian	Early	Years	Foundation	was	
  (Fine Arts, Political Science,                 teacher education award (including
                                                                                                established by the Tasmanian Government
                                                 honours) who wishes to incorporate
 Care & Treatment of Cancer)                                                                    in 2005 to support and promote the
                                                 human movement (dance) and/or music
These three scholarships are provided by                                                        development and learning of children up to
                                                 into their teaching practice, as a tool
the	Foundation	set	up	to	honour	the	late	                                                       the age of six . These scholarships will help
                                                 to assist students with special learning
Premier . They target study in his areas of                                                     further research into the early years of life .
                                                 needs . Preference will be given to students
interest .                                                                                      Value        $10,000
                                                 who do not already hold another significant
Value        Up to $10,000                                                                      Number 2
                                                 scholarship and who can demonstrate
Number 3                                                                                        Duration One year
                                                 that the financial support provided by the
Duration One year                                                                               Criteria Available to students who are
                                                 scholarship will enable them to undertake
Criteria Open to honours or                                                                                  undertaking a postgraduate
                                                 the study .
             postgraduate students in                                                           education degree (masters or PhD)
fine arts, political science, or the care                                                       incorporating research into the field of
and treatment of cancer . Selectors will
                                                           Riawunna                             children’s early learning and development
give preference to students for whom the            Postgraduate Scholarship                    and/or research into the development and
financial assistance will make a difference      This	scholarship	is	provided	by	Riawunna,	     education of early years professionals
to the successful completion of their            which is committed to the advancement          in Tasmania . Preference will be given
studies .                                        of knowledge about Aboriginal and Torres       to action research or research with a
                                                 Strait Islander cultures and societies .       practical and reflective focus . Interested
                                                                                                applicants should check the details
   Lester Franks Scholarship                     Value        $4,000
                                                                                                provided on the scholarships website .
                                                 Number 1
  in Environmental Planning
                                                 Duration One year
Lester	Franks	is	an	innovative	Tasmanian-        Criteria Available to encourage an
based company involved in planning                            Aboriginal or Torres Strait
activities in the public and private sectors .   Islander student to undertake honours or
Value         $6,000                             postgraduate coursework study at the
Number 1                                         University .
Duration Two years part-time
Criteria	 Lester	Franks	will	offer	the	
              successful applicant a full-time
position in Devonport while providing a
scholarship to cover the fees for part-time
enrolment over two years in the Graduate
Diploma of Environmental Planning .
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                      POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS


      The David McQuestin                             Tim Hawkins                             University Strings Scholarship
      Memorial Foundation                          Memorial Scholarship                       The Vice-Chancellor at UTAS has initiated
          Scholarship                        This scholarship is provided in memory of        generous support for students studying
The	David	McQuestin	Foundation’s	            Tim Hawkins, a commerce/law graduate of          at the Conservatorium of Music through
scholarship recognises the significant       UTAS tragically killed in the Bali bombings      establishing scholarships for talented
contribution made by the late David          in 2002 .                                        orchestral string players .
McQuestin to journalism and the media        Value        $12, 500 plus a return airfare to   Value       Course fees plus up to
in Tasmania .                                             The Hague from your nearest                     $6,000 per year
Value        $6,000                          capital city                                     Number 20
Number 1                                     Number 1                                         Duration Up to three years
Duration One year                            Duration N/A                                     Criteria Available to string
Criteria Available to a student at           Criteria Available to a UTAS law                             players enrolling in an
             third year, honours or                       graduate, or current law            undergraduate or postgraduate course at
masters level in a journalism, media and     undergraduate, who has completed                 the Conservatorium of Music in Hobart .
communications course who demonstrates       an international law unit .
significant potential . A key component of   Conditions The scholarship will allow
the scholarship is an industry placement .   the recipient to undertake a six-month
                                             internship at the International Criminal
                                             Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in
        The Governor’s                       The Hague .
   Environment Scholarships                  Closing Date 30 June 2010
The Governor of Tasmania, the Honourable
Peter G . Underwood AC, is patron of                  TSO Scholarships
these prestigious scholarships, which are
                                                    in Orchestral Studies
sponsored by the Tasmanian Government
and business organisations . Last year’s     The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
sponsors were: Nyrstar Hobart; Aurora        is one of Australia’s major professional
Energy; Local Government Association of      orchestras . It supports the advanced
Tasmania; Hydro Tasmania; Norske Skog;       education of talented musicians through
RioTinto	Alcan;	SEMF	Pty	Ltd;	Cadbury	       its scholarship program .
Schweppes; Department of Environment,        Value        $5,000
Parks, Heritage and the Arts .               Number Up to 5
Value       $5,000                           Duration One year
Number Up to 3                               Criteria A range of orchestral
Duration One year                                         instruments will be considered .
Criteria     Available to students           An integral part of each scholarship is
            undertaking an honours or        gaining valuable professional experience
masters project, in any faculty, which       as a performer through taking part in a
relates to management of the environment .   number of TSO subscription concerts .
Conditions Interstate students will also     Other opportunities for paid casual
receive a return airfare to Tasmania .       performances with the orchestra may
                                             be available .
                                                                                                   A number of scholarships are
                                                                                                   available to students undertaking
                                                                                                   postgraduate study by
                                                                                                   coursework. Details are available
                                                                                                   on the scholarships website at
                                                                                                   www.scholarships.utas.edu.au
                                                                                                   under Postgraduate Students
                                                                                                   and will be advertised in
                                                                                                   Tasmanian newspapers on
                                                                                                   Saturday 3 October 2009.
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                       ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
                       FOR COMMENCING AND CURRENT STUDENTS

        Aboriginal Teachers                     Indigenous Commonwealth                            Indigenous Access
           Scholarships                           Education Costs Enabling                            Scholarships
These scholarships are offered by the                  Scholarships                        Indigenous Access Scholarships will
Tasmanian Department of Education             Indigenous Commonwealth Education            provide a one-off payment to indigenous
to encourage indigenous students into         Costs Enabling Scholarships will provide     higher education students, particularly
teaching careers .                            a payment to indigenous higher education     those from rural or remote areas of
Value       $3,000                            students, particularly those from rural      Australia who are undertaking tertiary
Number 6                                      or remote areas of Australia who are         study .
Duration One year                             undertaking study in an eligible enabling    Value        $4,166
Criteria Available to commencing and          course .                                     Number 30+
            current students who are          Value        $2,207 per year                 Duration One-off payment
members of the Tasmanian Aboriginal           Number 10+                                   Criteria Applicants must be Australian
community and who are undertaking             Duration Length of course                                 Aboriginal or Torres
a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of          Criteria Applicants must be Australian       Strait Islander people who meet the
Teaching or a general degree leading                       Aboriginal or Torres            Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for
to a teaching qualification .                 Strait Islander people who meet the          Aboriginality, are from low socio-economic
                                              Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for       backgrounds, are commencing students
      Beryl Bennett Bursary                   Aboriginality, are from low socio-economic   who have accepted the offer of a place
                                              backgrounds and are enrolled full-time or    or been enrolled, or are undertaking an
This scholarship was established to                                                        undergraduate or eligible enabling course .
                                              part-time in an eligible enabling course .
honour the memory of Beryl Bennett and
to provide financial assistance to students
enrolled in a course in the School of           Indigenous Commonwealth                     Indigenous Commonwealth
Agricultural Science .                           Accommodation Enabling                     Education Costs Scholarships
Value        $3,000 per year                           Scholarships                       Indigenous Commonwealth Education
Number 1                                                                                  Costs Scholarship will provide a payment
                                              Indigenous Commonwealth
Duration Up to four years                                                                 to indigenous higher education students,
                                              Accommodation Enabling Scholarships
Criteria Available to a commencing
                                              will provide a payment to indigenous higher particularly those from rural or remote
             or continuing student in the                                                 areas of Australia who are undertaking full-
                                              education students, particularly those
School of Agricultural Science . Selection
                                              from rural or remote areas of Australia who time undergraduate study .
is based on demonstrated financial need                                                   Value        $2,207 per year
                                              need to relocate to take up an approved
as well as evidence of academic ability .                                                 Number 30+
                                              enabling course .
                                              Value        $4,415 per year                Duration Up to 4 years
      Colin Norton Memorial                   Number 15+                                  Criteria Applicants must be Australian
       Tasmania University                    Duration Length of course                                Aboriginal or Torres
                                                                                          Strait Islander people who meet the
            Scholarship                       Criteria Applicants must be Australian
                                                                                          Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for
                                                           Aboriginal or Torres
This scholarship was endowed by the late                                                  Aboriginality, are from low socio-economic
                                              Strait Islander people who meet the
Colin Norton to assist students to access                                                 backgrounds, and are enrolled full-time in
                                              Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for
tertiary study .
                                              Aboriginality, are from low socio-economic an undergraduate course .
Value        $3,000 per year
                                              backgrounds and who have to move
Number 1
                                              away from home to undertake full-time,
Duration Up to four years
                                              on-campus study in an eligible enabling
Criteria Available to a Tasmanian
                                              course .
             student resident outside the
greater Hobart area who can demonstrate
the need for financial support to assist
with costs of study at UTAS .
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                       ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
                       FOR COMMENCING AND CURRENT STUDENTS

 Indigenous Commonwealth                      Hobart City Council Bursary                   Riawunna Access Bursaries
Accommodation Scholarships                  Hobart City Council supports a number of      These	bursaries	are	provided	by	Riawunna,	
Indigenous Commonwealth                     awards for residents enrolling at UTAS .      which is committed to the advancement
Accommodation Scholarships will provide     Value        $3,500 per year                  of knowledge about Aboriginal and Torres
a payment to indigenous higher education    Number 1                                      Strait Islander cultures and societies .
students, particularly those from rural     Duration Up to four years                     Value        $1,000
or remote areas of Australia who need       Criteria Available to a humanitarian          Number 3
to relocate to take up an undergraduate                  entrant, living in the Hobart    Duration One year
course or an approved enabling course .     municipal area and preferably studying in     Criteria Available to Aboriginal or
Value         $4,415 per year               a local government related area: business,                 Torres Strait Islander students
Number 30+                                  marketing, engineering, environmental         to assist with costs of accommodation,
Duration Up to 4 years                      design, fine arts, surveying and spatial      text books, etc .
Criteria Applicants must be Australian      sciences or tourism .
              Aboriginal or Torres                                                           Tasmania Access Bursaries
Strait Islander people who meet the                 Jessie Jenkins                        These bursaries are provided by the
Commonwealth three-tiered criteria for         Accommodation Bursaries                    University of Tasmania .
Aboriginality, who have been educated
                                            These bursaries were endowed by the late      Value        $1,000
in rural or regional Australia, are from
                                            Jessie Jenkins to support women students .    Number 100
low socio-economic backgrounds and
                                            Value       $1,000                            Duration One year
who have to move away from home
                                            Number 10                                     Criteria Available to students who
to undertake full-time, on-campus,
                                            Duration One year                                          have to reside away from
undergraduate study .
                                            Criteria Available to women students          home in order to attend university or,
  Please note: Values as at 2009 .                      who meet the criteria for the     because of family or other commitments,
  Awards are indexed and expected to        Tasmania Access Bursaries (see right) .       have to travel a significant distance
  increase in value for 2010 . The above                                                  to attend a university campus or who
                                                                                          demonstrate the need for financial
  scholarships are currently under                   Joyce Griston                        assistance to undertake study . Preference
  review by the Australian Government .
  These details were correct at the
                                                  Memorial Tasmania                       will be given to students who are members
  time of printing this brochure .               University Scholarships                  of the University’s targeted equity groups .
  More details will be provided             These scholarships were endowed by the        Conditions While these bursaries
  on the scholarships website at            late Basil Griston (in memory of his sister   are available to both commencing and
  www .scholarships .utas .edu .au          Joyce), who provided significant support      current students, priority will be given
  when available .                          for homeless and unemployed youth in          to commencing students .
                                            Tasmania .
                                            Value       Up to $3,000 per year
      Hedley Lux Gregg                      Number 2
Bursary in Agricultural Science             Duration Up to four years
                                            Criteria Available to assist financially
This bursary is provided from the estate
                                                        disadvantaged Tasmanian
of the late Hedley Lux Gregg, who was
                                            students to study at UTAS .
a farmer from Campania in southern
Tasmania .                                  Selection is based on demonstration
Value        $2,500 per year                of economic disadvantage as well as
Number 1                                    evidence of academic ability .
Duration Up to four years
Criteria Available to a commencing
             or continuing student in the
School of Agricultural Science who needs
financial support .
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                        ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
                        FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS

 Co-op Bookshop Scholarships                        Flora Fenton Tasmania                            Forestry Tasmania
The Co-op Bookshop, based on university             University Scholarship                           University Bursary
campuses around Australia, is a not-           This scholarship has been endowed by Mrs     This	bursary	is	provided	by	Forestry	
for-profit shop supplying educational          Flora	Fenton,	a	long-time	resident	of	the	   Tasmania in recognition of the important
resources .                                    Circular Head district .                     role it plays in Tasmania’s regional
Value        $400                              Value        $2,500 per year                 communities .
Number Varies                                  Number 1                                     Value         $3,000 per year
Duration One off                               Duration Up to three years                   Number 1
Criteria Available to purchase                 Criteria Available to a talented student     Duration Up to four years
             materials for students                         from the Circular Head          Criteria Available to a student from
commencing study who can demonstrate           municipality who was educated at one                       Tasmania’s north-west, north-
they need financial support and who do not     of the local schools to commence a           east or south-east who is commencing
hold another scholarship .                     university course at the Launceston or       university study in business and finance,
                                               Hobart campus .                              administration, law, science or engineering .
      Dorset Council Education                                                              Conditions		Forestry	Tasmania	will	offer	
           Fund Bursary                                Forestry Tasmania                    the recipient professional mentoring
                                                                                            and may provide paid employment
The Dorset Council in the north-east of              Indigenous Cadetship                   opportunities during university vacations .
Tasmania has provided this bursary to          Forestry	Tasmania	and	the	Australian	
support a student from the municipality .      Government Department of Workplace
Value       $3,000 per year                                                                 Freemasons Assisting Tertiary
                                               Relations	National	Indigenous	Cadetship	
Number 1                                       Program fund this cadetship .                    Education Scholarship
Duration Up to three years                     Value       $13,000 per year                 The Grand Lodge of Tasmanian
Criteria Available to a student from           Number 1                                     Freemasons	has	endowed	this	scholarship	
            the Dorset municipality            Duration Up to four years                    to support Tasmanian students in their
commencing study in any degree at UTAS .       Criteria Available to an Aboriginal or       study .
Apply directly to the Dorset Council using                 Torres Strait Islander           Value        $2,000
information from www .dorset .tas .gov .au     student enrolling in one of the following    Number 1
                                               courses:	Bachelor	of	Science	(Forest	        Duration One year
      Faculty of Science,                      Ecology),	Forest	Science,	Tourism,	Arts	     Criteria Available to a commencing
 Engineering and Technology                    (administration), Business, Engineering,                  or current student who is a
                                               Law or Science (general) . Employment and    resident of Tasmania to access any course
   Indigenous Scholarship                      mentoring provided . Cadetship payment       at UTAS .
This	scholarship	is	offered	by	the	Faculty	    includes 10 weeks of summer work
of Science, Engineering and Technology at      placement .                                          Gordon Cahill
UTAS .
Value       $3,000                                                                                Memorial Scholarship
Number 1                                                                                    The late Gordon Cahill was a shearer and
Duration One year                                                                           farmer at Tunbridge . His family endowed
Criteria Available to encourage an                                                          this scholarship in his memory .
            Aboriginal or Torres Strait                                                     Value       $6,000 per year
Islander student to commence any course                                                     Number 1
in	the	Faculty	of	Science,	Engineering	                                                     Duration Up to three years
and Technology (e .g . agriculture, science,                                                Criteria Available to a north-west coast
engineering, etc .) .                                                                                   student commencing study
                                                                                            in	the	Bachelor	of	Regional	Resource	
                                                                                            Management or any other degree at the
                                                                                            Cradle Coast campus .
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                        ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES
                        FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS

         Harold Carroll                                   James Fenton                                    Larry Knight
      Memorial Scholarships                             Memorial Scholarship                           Memorial Scholarship
These scholarships are provided from a            James	Fenton	was	a	pioneer	farmer	in	the	      This scholarship has been endowed by the
fund established by the late Harold Carroll,      north-west of Tasmania, the first private      Australian Government in memory of Larry
a	retired	grazier,	to	provide	scholarships	for	   European	settler	west	of	the	Mersey	River	     Knight, who was killed in the Beaconsfield
deserving students educated in Devonport .        and an instigator of farming in the region .   Mine	disaster	in	April	2006.	Funding	for	
Value        $4,000 per year                      This scholarship supports north-west           this scholarship was provided by the
Number 2                                          students	to	reside	at	Jane	Franklin	Hall.      Department of Education, Employment
Duration Up to three years                        Value       $4,000 per year                    and	Workplace	Relations.
Criteria Available to commencing                  	           (
                                                              	 paid	towards	Jane	Franklin	      Value        $13,000 per year
             students educated in                             Hall accommodation)                Number 1
Devonport and enrolling at UTAS .                 Number 1                                       Duration Up to four years
The selection committee will be seeking           Duration Up to three years                     Criteria Available to an Australian
students who:                                     Criteria Available to a student                	            citizen	or	permanent	
•	 without	the	help	of	a	scholarship,	might	                  relocating from the north-         humanitarian refugee who can
    not be able to afford to go to university     west of Tasmania to commence study at          demonstrate financial need and is
    (particularly those who receive no            the Hobart campus .                            undertaking a course related to the
    other assistance such as Youth                                                               mining industry, e .g . mining engineering,
    Allowance);                                         Jane Franklin Hall                       geology, etc .
•	 are	of	good	character	and	likely	to	be	                                                       Conditions Applicants should
    successful at university;
                                                    Scholarships and Bursaries                   demonstrate an interest in the mining
•	 have	already	contributed	to	the	               These scholarships and bursaries are           industry in their application .
    community, or are likely to contribute        provided	by	Jane	Franklin	Hall,	one	of	the	
                                                  University of Tasmania’s three residential
    to the community of Devonport over                                                           Lesley Alcorso Award in Music
    the longer term .                             colleges in Hobart .
                                                  Value       Varies (generally provided as      This award is provided by the Women’s
In your application you should ensure                                                            International League for Peace and
                                                              a discount on fees)
that you detail how you meet the criteria                                                        Freedom	in	memory	of	Lesley	Alcorso,	
                                                  Number Varies
for the award .                                                                                  a long-term, active member of the
                                                  Duration Generally one year
                                                  Criteria Available to talented students        Tasmanian branch .
        Hobart City Council                                   who demonstrate the need for       Value       $1,000
        Indigenous Bursary                        financial assistance .                         Number 1
                                                                                                 Duration One year
Hobart City Council supports a number             A list of scholarships and bursaries is
                                                                                                 Criteria     Available to a woman
of awards for residents enrolling at UTAS .       available from the secretary at the college,
                                                                                                             enrolling in a first-year
Value       $3,500 per year                       phone	(03)	6210	0100,	or	on	the	Jane	Franklin	
                                                                                                 course at the Conservatorium of
Number 1                                          Hall website at www .jane .utas .edu .au
                                                                                                 Music who is an Aboriginal or Torres
Duration Up to four years
                                                                                                 Strait Islander or a person who can
Criteria Available to an Aboriginal or
                                                                                                 demonstrate financial need .
            Torres Strait Islander resident
of Hobart and preferably studying in an
area relevant to Hobart City Council’s
core activities, i .e . business, marketing,
engineering, environmental design, fine
arts, surveying and spatial sciences or
tourism .
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      LGAT Assist Bursaries                         Ray Richardson
These bursaries are provided by the Local         Tasmania University
Government Association of Tasmania              Scholarship in Education
Welfare	Fund.                               This scholarship has been endowed by
Value       $1,500 per year                 Ms	Beverley	Richardson	in	memory	of	her	
Number 3                                    father, who was a successful businessman
Duration Up to two years                    in north-east Tasmania .
Criteria Available to regional or           Value         $3,000 per year
            rural students commencing       Number 1
study at the University and who are         Duration Up to four years
dependants of employees in local            Criteria Available to a current grade 10
government in Tasmania . In addition, the                 student educated in north-east
employee must be a contributor to the       Tasmania (Scottsdale High, St Helens
Quadrant Superannuation Scheme .            District High, Winnaleah District High,
Conditions Generally one bursary will       Port Dalrymple School) and commencing a
be available to students from each of       course at UTAS in 2012 leading to a career
the three regions of Tasmania . On your     in teaching .
application you should detail the LGAT      Application forms are available on the
employee’s name and position .              scholarships website and should be
                                            forwarded to the principal of the high
       Premier of Tasmania                  school at which you are currently enrolled .
       University Bursaries
These bursaries are provided by the
Government of Tasmania in partnership
with the University .
Value       $4,000 per year
Number 3
Duration Up to four years
Criteria Available to commencing
            students living in regional
areas in the south-east and north-east of
Tasmania and undertaking study in any
faculty at UTAS .




                                                                                           The University of Tasmania believes
                                                                                           that as far as possible a student’s
                                                                                           financial situation should not
                                                                                           be allowed to be an impediment
                                                                                           to a university education. With
                                                                                           the assistance of state and local
                                                                                           governments, business and industry
                                                                                           in Tasmania, and generous
                                                                                           benefactors, it is able to provide
                                                                                           awards to make access to the
                                                                                           benefits of tertiary education easier.
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                      WEST NORTH-WEST BURSARIES FOR COMMENCING STUDENTS


The West North-West Bursary                  Burnie Chamber of                            City of Burnie Lions Club
program assists commencing                 Commerce and Industry                          West North-West Bursary
students from the west and                 West North-West Bursary                     This bursary is provided by the City of
north-west region of Tasmania to                                                       Burnie Lions Club, a service organisation
                                        The Burnie Chamber of Commerce and
attend the University of Tasmania.                                                     that raises funds to support the Burnie
                                        Industry	provide	this	bursary	for	a	Faculty	
The program helps students              of Business student .                          community .
who, because of their financial         Value       $3,000                             Value        $2,500
circumstances, would find it            Number 1                                       Number 1
difficult to enrol at the University.   Duration One year                              Duration One year
                                        Criteria Available to a commencing             Criteria Available to a student from
The awards are sponsored by                         or current student from the                     the Burnie municipality who
state and local government,             Burnie or Wynyard area studying for an         is commencing study at the Cradle Coast
industry, business, university          undergraduate	degree	in	the	Faculty	of	        campus .
alumni and individuals, and are         Business at the Cradle Coast campus .
usually for up to four years.                                                                   Devonport
They are normally available for              Burnie City Council                           Chamber of Commerce
study in any undergraduate study           West North-West Bursary                        West North-West Bursary
area although some may have the
                                        This bursary is provided by the Burnie City    This bursary is provided by the Devonport
area specified by the sponsor.
                                        Council to support a commencing student        Chamber of Commerce to support a
To be considered for a West             from the municipality .                        Devonport resident to commence a degree
North-West Bursary you need             Value       $3,300 per year                    in business .
                                        Number 1                                       Value         $2,000
to permanently reside in the
                                        Duration Up to three years                     Number 1
postcode range 7305–7470 or
                                        Criteria Available to a student from           Duration One year
on King Island, and be able to
                                                    the Burnie municipality .          Criteria Available to a student
demonstrate that you need               Preference will be given to a student who                    commencing a degree in
assistance in order to start a          is commencing a degree course at the           business, preferably at the Cradle Coast
course at the University.               Cradle Coast campus in Burnie .                campus in Burnie .


                                                 Circular Head                             Devonport City Council
                                                Council Mayor’s                           West North-West Bursary
                                             Education Fund Bursary                    This bursary is provided by the Devonport
                                        This bursary is provided by the Circular       City Council to support a student from the
                                        Head	Council	Mayor’s	Education	Fund.           Devonport municipality commencing a
                                        Value       $5,000                             degree course at the University .
                                        Number 1                                       Value       $2,500 per year
                                        Duration One year                              Number 1
                                        Criteria Available to a talented student       Duration Up to four years
                                                    from the Circular Head             Criteria Available to a student
                                        municipality to continue with further                      commencing study, preferably
                                        education at the University, preferably in     at the Cradle Coast campus in Burnie .
                                        a course relevant to the district . Students
                                        should apply directly to the council using
                                        information from www .circularhead .tas .
                                        gov .au
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      MST Workplace Solutions                   Waratah Wynyard Council
      West North-West Bursary                  Bill French Memorial Bursary
MST Workplace Solutions delivers              This bursary is provided by the Waratah
professional and vocational-based training    Wynyard Council to assist a resident of the
and development services to industry and      municipality to access tertiary study .
jobseekers .                                  Value       $2,500
Value        $5,000                           Number 1
Number 1                                      Duration One year
Duration One year                             Criteria Available to a student
Criteria Available to a student from                      commencing study at
             the area commencing study        any campus of the University in an
in	the	Bachelor	of	Regional	Resource	         area relevant to employment in local
Management (or another course at the          government, e .g . engineering, geomatics,
Cradle Coast campus considered relevant) .    environmental science, accounting, etc .


    Premier of Tasmania
  West North-West Bursaries
These bursaries are provided by the
Tasmanian Government, in partnership
with the University, to provide west north-
west students with access to university
study .
Value      $4,000 per year
Number 3
Duration Up to four years
Criteria Available to students from
           the west north-west areas
commencing study in any degree at
any campus .


             Tasports
      West North-West Bursary
This bursary is provided by Tasmanian
Ports Corporation Pty Ltd (Tasports) .
Tasports is responsible for the operations
and management of all ports in Tasmania .
Value        $3,000
Number 1
Duration One year
Criteria Available to a student from
             the north-west coast
commencing a course in business at the
Cradle Coast campus or in engineering at
the Hobart campus .
                                                                                            To be considered for a West
                                                                                            North-West Bursary you need to
                                                                                            permanently reside in the postcode
                                                                                            range 7305-7470 or on King Island,
                                                                                            and be able to demonstrate that you
                                                                                            need assistance in order to start a
                                                                                            course at the University.
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                      AMC SCHOLARSHIPS


The Australian Maritime College             National Centre for                Each of these centres at AMC provides
is an institute of the University of     Maritime Engineering and              technical knowledge, practical skills
Tasmania.                                     Hydrodynamics                    and industry awareness that give our
                                                                               graduates the edge when seeking
The best place for a maritime          NCMEH offers Australia’s premier        employment in maritime industries .
degree is AMC.                         maritime engineering degrees . NCMEH
                                                                               AMC students are educated in a globally
                                       courses are tailored to service the
                                                                               recognised institution with access to an
                                       maritime industry and the graduate
                                                                               extensive range of scholarships available
                                       employment rate is 100% . If you are
                                                                               at both AMC and UTAS .
                                       good at maths and science, enrol
                                       in an AMC engineering degree .          For	full	details	of	all	AMC	scholarships	
                                                                               and to download the relevant application
                                                                               form please refer to www.amc.edu.au/
                                          National Centre for Ports
                                                                               scholarships
                                               and Shipping
                                                                               or contact
                                       NCPS provides study opportunities
                                       in the area of maritime business,       Di Hazelwood
                                       logistics and technology management .   Scholarships & Project Officer
                                       NCPS also offers courses aimed at       Australian Maritime College
                                       providing students with skills and      Locked Bag 1399
                                       qualifications to work at sea in the    Launceston
                                       booming shipping industry .             Tasmania 7250
                                                                               Phone: +61 3 6335 4334
                                         National Centre for Marine            Email:	d.hazelwood@amc.edu.au
                                         Conservation and Resource
                                               Sustainability
                                       NCMCRS	brings	together	the	study	
                                       of the natural sciences with policy
                                       and management . By combining these
                                       study areas students gain a valuable
                                       understanding of how to manage the
                                       marine environment sustainably for
                                       future generations .
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                         HOW TO APPLY


I am a commencing or current                   I am an honours applicant                   I am a graduate research applicant
undergraduate student                          1   Discuss your study interests with the   1   You should contact the Graduate
1    Complete an online Application                Honours Coordinator in the school           Research	Unit	for	an	application	
     for Admission to the University of            you wish to apply to .                      package or complete the online
     Tasmania.	Read	the	Course Guide           2   Complete the online Tasmania                application form at the Graduate
     to familiarise yourself with the              Scholarships application .                  Research	Unit	website	at	
     prerequisites for courses that interest                                                   www .research .utas .edu .au/gr
     you . If you are at school, discuss       3 	 Find	two	referees	who	will	support	
                                                   your application and provide each       2   You should also make contact with the
     the issue with your school careers                                                        Graduate	Research	Coordinator	in	the	
     counsellor or teachers and seek               with	a	copy	of	the	Referee’s	Report,	
                                                   which should be returned by your            discipline in which you wish to study .
     advice on your application .
                                                   referee directly to the Tasmania        3   Send your application by
2    Decide which scholarships and/or              Scholarships Office .                       31 October 2009 to:
     bursaries you are eligible for .                                                          The Scholarships Officer
     Please check carefully which              4   Applications close 31 October 2009 .
                                                                                               Graduate	Research	Unit	
     awards you might be eligible for .
                                               I am a postgraduate                             University of Tasmania
3    Complete the online Tasmania              coursework applicant                            Private Bag 105
     Scholarships application . Take care                                                      Hobart TAS 7001
                                               1   Complete the online Tasmania
     with your answers to questions,                                                           Graduate research applications will be
                                                   Scholarships application .
     spelling, punctuation and grammar .                                                       acknowledged by letter within 21 days .
                                               2	 Find	two	referees	who	will	support	
4    If you are applying for an access
                                                  your application and provide each
     scholarship or bursary, you need
                                                  with	a	copy	of	the	Referee’s	Report,	
     to include evidence of income .
                                                  which should be returned by your
5    If you are applying for a sponsored          referee directly to the Tasmania
     scholarship, please submit a CV              Scholarships Office .
     or resume with your application .
                                               3   Applications close 31 October 2009 .
     Make sure you cover in detail any
     work experience, sporting
     achievements, hobbies and interests,
     and take care with the accuracy
     (spelling, punctuation, grammar) .
6    Supporting documentation can
     be emailed to:
     Tas .Scholarships@utas .edu .au
     or posted to:
     Tasmania Scholarships Office
     University of Tasmania
     Private Bag 48
     Hobart TAS 7001
7    If you need help with your application,
     call the Tasmania Scholarships Office
     on (03) 6226 2879 or 13UTAS or email
     Tas .Scholarships@utas .edu .au
8    Applications close 31 October 2009 .
                                                                                                Information about undergraduate
                                                                                                courses offered by the University
                                                                                                of Tasmania is available in the
                                                                                                University Course Guide and
                                                                                                on the University’s website at
                                                                                                www.utas.edu.au
                                                                                                Applications will be acknowledged
                                                                                                within 14 days of receipt.
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