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Entrance Scholarships

These are awarded to students entering the College for the first time at first year level. They are determined on the basis of results obtained in Year 12, i.e. the ATAR score, as well as other criteria, such as suitability for college life.

Please note: An asterisk sign (*) next to the scholarship name indicates that financial disadvantage must be demonstrated during the application process.

List of Scholarships

  • Una Porter* (half fees)
    Two half fee scholarships made available by the F. J. Cato Trust in memory of Dr. Una Porter, who was formerly the World President of the YWCA. They are for financially challenged students who show suitability for College life.
  • McComb Hockey* (half fees)
    A half-fee scholarship for a financially challenged student coming from a rural background. Preference will be given to a student who aspires to the study of medicine or other health sciences. Dr Harold McComb attended Queen’s from 1945 to 1947 while studying medicine. He subsequently became a distinguished plastic surgeon in Perth. His wife Dr Athel Hockey was a non-resident medical student at Queen’s from 1944 to 1947. She also pursued a medical career in West Australia, first as a paediatrician and later as head of the Genetics Department at the University of West Australia.
  • Kate Eyles* (half fees)
    Two half fee scholarships for financially challenged students, with preference shown to students from regional Victoria. The scholarship is in memory of Kate Eyles, a Wyvern who came to Queen’s from Wodonga and resided at the College in 1992–93. On completing her degrees she embarked on a successful career in the law. She passed away in July 2013 after a brief illness. The scholarship is donated by her husband Dr Julian Gooi.
  • F J Cato* (40% fees)
    Scholarship made available from the F. J. Cato Trust bequeathed to the College by the great Methodist benefactor, who was the co-founder of the very successful grocery chain Moran & Cato, later absorbed into Coles. He was President of the Council from 1925 to 1934. The scholarship is for financially challenged students who show suitability for College life.
  • Dr Cedric Vear Scholarship* (one-third fees)
    A third-fee scholarship for a financially disadvantaged student living in Victoria or Southern New South Wales. Dr Cedric Vear studied Medicine at the University of Melbourne and was a resident of Queen’s College from 1943 to 1947. For many years, he was a general practitioner in the Riverina town of Finley. In recent years three of his grandchildren have also been residents of the College.
  • Dunhill Faculty Biomedicine (15% fees)
    Entrance scholarship for a student of Biomedicine who shows academic promise, based on a legacy from Sir Thomas Dunhill, surgeon to the Queen, in honour of his brother who died in 1907 soon after leaving the College.
  • Macartney Faculty Arts (15% fees)
    Entrance scholarship for an Arts student who shows academic promise, based on a bequest by Keith Macartney, who was taught English Language and Drama at the University of Melbourne from 1936 to 1967.
  • Hemmy Faculty Science (15% fees)
    Entrance scholarship for a Science student who shows academic promise, based on a bequest from Prof. A. S. Hemmy, who resided at Queen’s in 1889-1893 and was later Professor of Physics in Lahore University in Pakistan.
  • Latham Faculty Commerce (15% fees)
    Entrance Scholarship for a Commerce student who shows academic promise based on a donation from Mr Graeme Latham, in honour of his father, who was a resident just prior to WW II, and served the Council from 1953 to 1993.
  • Faculty Music (15% fees)
    Entrance Scholarship for a Music student who shows academic promise (VCA students also eligible).
  • Faculty Environments (15% fees)
    Entrance Scholarship for an Environments student who shows academic promise.
  • Brown Regional scholars (10% fees)
    The set of six regional scholarships are funded from the estate of Mr. E. L. Brown, a prominent Methodist who was the accountant of the firm of G. J. Coles for many years. They are granted for academic excellence and general suitability for College life.

    • Brown SW Victoria (10% fees)
      Entrance scholarship for students from SW Victoria (postcodes 3250 – 3390).
    • Brown N-NW Victoria (10% fees)
      Entrance scholarship for students from N-NW Victoria (postcodes 3444 – 3453, 3458 – 3461, 3462 – 3599).
    • Brown NE-SE Victoria (10% fees)
      Entrance scholarship for students from NE -SE Victoria (postcodes 3607 – 3810, 3811 – 3999).
    • Brown Metropolitan (including Geelong) (10% fees)
      For students from the Metropolitan area (including Geelong) in Victoria (postcodes 3000 – 3233).
    • Brown Interstate (10% fees)
      Entrance scholarship for Interstate students coming to reside at the College.
    • Brown International (10% fees)
      Entrance scholarship for Overseas students coming to reside at the College.
  • Master’s School (15% fees)
    Entrance scholarship for a student from a Government school who shows academic promise and general suitability for College life.
  • Music/Chorister (10% fees)
    The College offers two additional scholarships for a student studying Music or wishing to participate in the College Choir. For further information on applying for a Chorister’s Scholarship, see Special Scholarships.
  • A J Roberts ($2,500)
    Entrance scholarship for a male student at the University of Melbourne, from Wesley College. Granted for academic promise and general suitability for College life, based on a generous gift from Miss Jean Roberts in memory of her nephew who was killed in World War II. (If no suitable candidate applies from the school the scholarship will be open to a male candidate from Mildura High School.)
  • E J Roberts ($2,500)
    Entrance scholarship for a female student at the University of Melbourne, from Methodist Ladies’ College (MLC). Granted for academic promise and general suitability for College life, based on a generous gift from Miss Jean Roberts in memory of her father. (If no suitable candidate applies from the school the scholarship will be open to a female candidate from Mildura High School.)
  • E J Smart ($2,500)
    Entrance scholarship for a male student at the University of Melbourne, from Geelong College. Granted for academic promise and general suitability for College life, based on a generous gift from Miss Jean Roberts in memory of her nephew who was killed in World War II. (If no suitable candidate applies from the school the scholarship will be open to a male candidate from Mildura High School.)
  • Chancellor’s Scholars (10% fees)
    Residents who in their first year are Chancellor’s scholars of the University of Melbourne qualify for an additional scholarship if they do not receive any of the above scholarships.