The Centennial Scholarship (valued at $9000) marks the 100 year anniversary of the founding of our association under the name The Victorian Women Graduates Association.
Something of the history of the early years can be learned from a short history of the association put together in 1961 by the then president, Phyllis Ashworth.
Students who apply in 2020 for the Education Masters, Masters or Research/PhD Scholarships are also eligible to apply for the Centennial Scholarship. You must apply for one of these scholarships before applying for the Centennial Scholarship.
Opening date for applications: 7 February. Closing date: 31 March
To win this scholarship you must demonstrate ways in which your study and career plans support the purposes of Graduate Women Victoria as outlined in our constitution:
The purposes of Graduate Women Victoria are to promote:
- the right of women and girls to accessible and affordable quality education in order to reach their full potential in private and public life;
- education as a means of influencing and benefiting society;
- the recognition and protection of human rights;
- peace, justice and equality.
You must apply for one of these scholarships before applying for the Centennial Scholarship:
- Education Masters,
- Masters or
The information you supply in your original application will be available to the assessment panel for the Centennial Scholarship.
Additional references are not required, but students are advised to inform their referees of their intention to apply for the Centennial Scholarship.
If a student is chosen for the Centennial Scholarship, she will not be able to win another award in 2020.