Pratt Foundation Scholarship

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The Pratt Foundation Scholarship is offered to assist a student with costs associated with their business studies, enabling them to realise their passion for a business career and full academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study.

Courses eligible

Single or double Business undergraduate course offered by Swinburne University of Technology

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Pratt Foundation Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a commencing first year Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2024
    • enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
  3. Submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing sound academic ability with a strong potential to complete the degree within minimum time.
  4. Provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship. Documents such as
    • personal statement
    • Centrelink statement
    • salary slips
  5. Provide a written Character reference from a person competent to supply a character reference such as a current or past employer. The reference should outline community participation such as:
    • extra-curricular service to the community, or
    • leadership qualities, or
    • sporting abilities 


The scholarship is valued at $2,000 for one year only.

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by 31 March 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For assistance when completing your application, please view the Scholarship Application Help Guide.


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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