Concetta Benn Social Justice Bursary

Closes
1st Sep 2017
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Bursary
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Social Work
Origin
Appeal
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.72.154

About

Donor: Colleagues and friends to commemorate Professor Concetta Benn's term as a professor in the Department of Social Work. Professor Concetta Benn (1926 - 2011) was one of Victoria’s most significant and innovative leaders in the field of social work, human services and social policy development.

Benefits

Two bursaries of $500 each available.

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.

Eligibility

Awarded to one or more students enrolled in the course for the degree of master of Social Work or any other comparable degree in its place in that discipline. Preference will be given to a student who, as an adult, migrated to Australia from a non-English speaking country.

Application

Candidates should write a letter of application, providing the following information:

  1. Details of their financial position in relation to their attendance in the course;
  2. The name and value of any other award or financial assistance they receive;
  3. Information which is relevant to the specific objective of the scholarships, as described in eligibility requirements.

If any applicant wishes to be considered for more than one award, a separate application letter must be lodged for each, but the detailed information need be provided only once.

Applications should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor Marie Connolly and submitted to socialwork-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au with the subject header ‘MSW scholarship application’.

Outcome

Recipients of the scholarship will be advised in writing.

Enquiries

Please contact socialwork-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Health Sciences