Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Scholarship

Applications are open   Local students   Current students

This scholarship was established by Swinburne and the City of Stonnington to commemorate the life and work of the late Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop, who was a resident of the City of Stonnington.


Courses eligible

Higher education and vocational education students of Swinburne who expect to finish their Certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor or honours degree in the year they are applying for the scholarship.


Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be enrolled full-time in their final year at Swinburne. This scholarship is open to higher education and vocational education students of Swinburne who expect to finish their Certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor or honours degree in the year they are applying for the scholarship
  • achieve outstanding academic results
  • provide evidence of current involvement in community affairs which must have been continuous for a period of at least two years. Community service could include:
    • local government sponsored voluntary activity
    • work for a recognised charitable organisation
    • service with youth community organisations such as Scouts, Girl Guides, etc.
    • service through community sponsored sporting activities
    • community service through such schemes as the Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • submit a statement of no more than 500 words on the significance of the life of Sir Edward Weary Dunlop in respect of community service.

Value

This scholarship is valued at $3,000.


How to apply

Applicants must complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by Friday, 27 April 2018.


Contact

Scholarships & Prizes, Student Administration
scholarship@swin.edu.au