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 Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2021
    • 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
    • bank statement
    • salary slips
    • centrelink statement
    • personal statement
  5. Provide a character reference from a person competent to supply a character reference such as a current or past employer outlining community participation such as extra-curricular service to the community, sporting abilities and leadership qualities.


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

How to apply

Applications will re-open August 2021.


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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