Concetta Benn Social Justice Bursary

6th Mar 2022
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Social Work
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



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.


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.


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.


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.

Eligible students must also complete an online Financial Aid Grant Application - must be submitted by 7 March 2021.

Financial Aid Grant Application

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 Louise Harms and submitted online via the application form.

Application Form


Recipients of the scholarship will be advised in writing.


Please contact

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Health Sciences

Department / Centre

Social Work