Please note: An asterisk sign (*) next to the scholarship name indicates that financial disadvantage must be demonstrated. Please fill in the Financial Assistance Application form below.
Continuation Assistance Scholarships
Os Nelson Scholar* (half-fee)
Two half-fee scholarships for continuing students who are making an excellent contribution to College life have been made available through the generosity of Mr Mark Nelson in honour of his father Mr Os Nelson, who resided at the College in 1950 to 1952. They must be applied for in writing and applicants must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.
Master’s scholarship * (40% fees)
The College offers six continuation scholarships for students who are making an excellent contribution to College life. These scholarships are funded by the Master’s Discretionary Fund, which is made available by supporters of the College who contribute to the annual giving appeal.
This special scholarship programme made possible by the generous bequest of Dr Owen Parnaby, fourth Master of the College, and his wife, Dr Joy Parnaby, historian and senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne. These scholarships are awarded to students who have made an excellent contribution to College life and wish to continue their residence. The value of the scholarships ranges from $1500 to a maximum of $4000. Preference is given to students who are returning to the College for a third year. Applications for the scholarships are received in September of each year for the coming year. They must be applied for in writing. In the letter of application financial circumstances must be explained.
Other Continuation Scholarships (cannot be applied for)
QSC&SC Scholarship (Various)
Scholarships awarded by the QCS&SC General Committee for excellent contribution to the College and Student Club community.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islanders are encouraged to apply; all accepted applicants are eligible for funding under the cost share agreement run jointly with the University of Melbourne. This gives applicants a minimum of $5000 per annum (for ABSTUDY eligible students), or up to 50% reduction in fees (for ABSTUDY ineligible students).
Johnstone-Need Scholarship (20% fees)
Two major scholarships for academic excellence donated by Dr. Walter Johnstone-Need who resided at Queen’s from 1926 to 1931. On completing his studies he pursued a distinguished career as a surgeon in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology. They can be awarded to any student, but are usually given to students in the area of science. The support of the scholarship fund is being continued by his widow, Mrs. Muriel Johnstone-Need.
Langton Scholarship (15% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence funded by a bequest of R A Langton for the benefit of country students.
Callister Scholarship (15% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence from a bequest from Dr C. P. Callister in memory of his son Ian who was killed in the Second World War. Dr Callister was the scientist who created Vegemite.
Moran Scholarship (15% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence funded from a generous benefaction from Mr T. E. Moran, who was the founder, together with Mr F. J. Cato, of the firm Moran & Cato, and his son, Dr F. H. Moran, who was a medical practitioner.
The William & Vera Pryor Scholarship (15% fees)
This award was made possible by the twelve children and grandchildren of William and Vera Pryor who all attended the College between 1938 and 1992. It commemorates and expresses their gratitude to them for encouraging and supporting the tertiary education of their family members, including residence at Queen’s.
Past Scholars (20% fees)
Scholarship(s) for academic excellence are made possible by gifts given annually to the College by past scholars, i.e. former residents who were awarded scholarships during their time at Queen’s
Tweddle Scholarship (20% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence made available by the Tweddle Trust. J. T. Tweddle was a major benefactor of the College in the 1920’s and 1930’s. A part of the Main building of Queen’s is still named after him. A successful businessman and prominent Methodist, he was President of Council from 1934 to 1939.
Hague Scholarship (20% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence funded from the bequest of the late Mr. George Hague, a Methodist businessman from Geelong.
Founders’ Scholarship (20% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence in honour of those early supporters of the College who generously provided funds for scholarships.
Hitchcock Scholarship (15% fees)
Scholarship for academic excellence funded by the Hitchcock Estate. Mr H. Hitchcock was one of the owners of the Geelong Department Store Bright & Hitchcock. The main street in Barwon Heads is named after his family.
JW Whyte Scholarship (5% fees + Club Fee)
For potential student leadership. Supported by Wyverns Geoff Heard and Nathan Wright.
Donna and John Habersberger Memorial Scholarship (Up to 20% fees)
The scholarship has been established by the Honourable David Habersberger QC, former President of Council, in honour of his parents and in recognition of their commitment to education. The scholarship is awarded for general excellence and financial disadvantage.
Rex Johnson (10% of fees)
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown demonstrable leadership in non-academic areas of College and University life. It was donated by Mr A. R. M. Johnson, a distinguished engineer and a Fellow of the College, who died in 2003 at the age of 96. This scholarship cannot be applied for.
Dr Winston Rickards (10% of fees)
Scholarship in honour of the distinguished paediatrician and child psychiatrist, who was a student at the College from 1938 to 1942 and for many years Vice-President of its Council. Awarded to a continuing student showing academic and professional potential in the field of medicine or the health sciences, particularly if showing an interest in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. The scholarship may be applied for in writing to the Master.
Fellows’ Scholarship (20% of fees, Academic Excellence)
This scholarship was instituted by the Fellows of the College in 2003 and is awarded to the student who obtained the most outstanding academic results in the previous year. This scholarship cannot be applied for.
Fellows’ Scholarship (20% of fees, General Excellence)
This scholarship was instituted by the Fellows of the College in 2003 and is awarded to a student showing great potential in the areas of leadership and service to society. This scholarship cannot be applied for.