Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Scholarship

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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

Any vocational education or higher education course offered by Swinburne University of Technology

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or Australian Permanent Resident with Humanitarian visa
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a continuing Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2024
    • enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
    • enrolled in their final year at Swinburne and expecting to finish their course in 2024
  3. Achieved outstanding academic results in their completed units
  4. 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.
  5. 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


This scholarship is valued at $3,000 for one year only.

How to apply

Applications are currently closed


All scholarships offered by Swinburne are governed by a set of conditions. Please visit our Scholarship Conditions page for further information.


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