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, 2023
    • 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

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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