Georgina Sweet Bursary in Social Studies

6th Aug 2023
Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Social Work
Individual donation
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



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.



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 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.


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 Assessment Form - must be submitted by 6 August 2023.

Financial Assessment Form

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