winners 2011

Graduate Women Victoria offers an annual program of scholarships and bursaries for women students enrolled in Universities in Victoria. Our organisation has been awarding scholarships to Victorian women since 1931; see here for lists of previous scholarship winners, and here for a report from a recent  winner.

Our offerings are subject to change from year to year.  You may be eligible to apply if you are:

  • Female
  • Enrolled student at a Victorian university or at a Victorian campus of the Australian Catholic University on 31 March in the year of application
  • Normally resident in Victoria while studying
  • Experiencing or have experienced disadvantage in the pursuit of your studies.

Scholarships are available to female students in the following categories based on the Australian Qualifications Framework

In addition, the Marilyn Godley Scholarship is offered to a female Indigenous undergraduate student and the International Scholarship is offered to an International female student studying  for a doctoral degree.

Women who are Australian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for all scholarships, except the International scholarship.  Female International students and New Zealand students who are not permanent residents undertaking a Doctoral Degree course are eligible to apply for the International Scholarship.

Before applying, students are advised to download  Information for applicants

See also:

Frequently asked questions

Please note: we require four (4) collated copies of all documents including the application form.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Graduate Women Victoria respects the privacy of all applicants for awards.  See our GWV Privacy Policy

Need help with your application?

See notes of workshop on applying for grants and scholarships, conducted by Dr Barbara Murray on 15 March 2014:

GWV advice to scholarship applicants workshop 2014

 Funding our Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors, we have increased the value of our awards this year to range from $2500 to $6000.  Please check here for more information about the funding of our scholarships, and details about making a donation.

You can read more about Graduate Women Victoria scholarships in this edition of Leading Issues.

Scholarship winners and donor

Scholarship winners and donor