Georgina Sweet Bursary in Social Studies

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Bursary
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Social Work
Origin
Individual donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis

UTR6.72.32

About

Donor: Dr Georgina Sweet OBE was a zoologist, academic and philanthropist. She had a long association with the University, where she completed her bachelor, master and doctorate degrees in Science. She began her academic career at the University in 1898, in 1916, she became Australia’s first female acting professor, and in 1920, the University’s first female associate professor.

Benefits

$250

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 annually to students of sufficient academic merit who in the opinion of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences are in special need of financial assistance in meeting the expenses of their continuous period of field work in the course for the degree of master of Social Work.

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