UWA Centenary Trust offers Margaret Mills Memorial Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Australia. Scholarship is provided in the areas of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences. Female student majoring in Biochemistry who is experiencing financial hardship can apply for this scholarship. The value of the scholarship is the annual income on the fund after capitalization in accordance with senate policy. The application deadline is 1st March 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in the areas of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: UWA Centenary Trust for Women
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a scholarship an applicant must—
-be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
-have successfully completed at least 48 points towards an undergraduate degree and be enrolled full time in units leading to a major in Biochemistry; and
-be able to demonstrate financial hardship and that their educational opportunities are limited, for example because of distance, economic disadvantage, cultural differences, disability or responsibility for the care of children, the ill or the elderly.
-financial hardship may be demonstrated by the applicant—
-being in receipt of a means tested Commonwealth income support payment (such as Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance etc.); or
-submitting a statement of financial hardship and its impact on the applicant’s educational opportunities.
-to be eligible to take up the scholarship the recipient must be enrolled full-time and undertaking a major in Biochemistry.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Australia can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The CTW Margaret Mills Undergraduate Scholarships were established in support of the objectives of the UWA Centenary Trust for Women and in memory of the late Mrs Margaret Mills (nee Summers) who, as a clinical biochemist and endocrinologist in Western Australia, mentored many newcomers to the profession and was greatly respected and admired. The scholarship is provided to encourage and assist an undergraduate female student majoring in Biochemistry who is experiencing financial hardship to continue her studies towards a major in Biochemistry.
Number of award(s): The scholarship is provided to encourage and assist an undergraduate female student.
Duration of award(s): The scholarship is tenable for two semesters which are normally consecutive.
What does it cover? The value of the scholarship is the annual income on the fund after capitalisation in accordance with Senate policy.
Other Benefits: Not Known
Selection criteria: The scholarship is awarded to the applicant who, in the opinion of the selection committee, best demonstrates through their application and supporting documentation—
-academic achievement; and
-ways in which the scholarship would assist in addressing the limitations.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. A hard-copy application confirmation must be submitted, along with the online submission, for the scholarship to be considered. The application confirmation is available after the online submission of the application. Before commencing your application:
Step 1. Review the eligibility criteria for each scholarship students wish to apply for (available using the round links below)
Step 2. Read the Pandora Advice for Applicants
Step 3. Register as a Pandora user.
Applicants, who are not UWA students, please use the email address he/she registered with as his/her username.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st March 2013.