Vera Scantlebury Brown Scholarship

Study level
Graduate Coursework, Graduate Research
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



Donor: A public appeal was established in 1946 to commemorate the work of Dr Vera Scantlebury Brown, OBE Director of Maternal Welfare and Pre-School Welfare in Victoria.


  • The Recipient will receive up to $6,000

Every applicant shall at the time of her selection agree that within a period of no more than 12 months from the date of her completion of her study she shall return to Victoria and work for at least 12 months in the area in which she has gained training and experience.

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.


The scholarships are to be open to women who are graduates or have such other qualifications as the committee considers appropriate, in child welfare, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, preschool teaching and social work.


Selection of the The Vera Scantlebury Brown Child Welfare Memorial Trust Scholarship is based on three main criteria: personal circumstances, academic merit, and strength of supporting documents.


Applications for the Vera Scantlebury Brown Child Welfare Memorial Trust Scholarship have been deferred until early March 2021.

Applications for this Scholarship must be in writing to the Trustees on the approved application form and reach the Secretary to the Trust before the closing date of applications.

More information

Please contact Helen D’Cruz on  9345 6671 or

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Medical School

Department / Centre