Established in 1996 by Mrs I.C. McCready in memory of her late husband Alfred Glen McCready, who was admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Classics and awarded the University Medal for outstanding merit in 1940 and who lectured in Classics with the University of Queensland, 1946-49. The scholarship is maintained by the income of the fund established by a gift of $30,000 from Mrs I.C. McCready, Mr W.K. Lam and Dr L.L. Chan.