The John Schiller Memorial Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value The value of the scholarship is one-off award of $2,000.
Number awarded 1
Opening date 24 August 2020
Closing date 20 September 2020


Established in 2019 as a one-off scholarship to Thailand or Cambodia in remembrance of the late Dr. John Schiller. John had a distinguished career of outstanding contributions to international development through strengthening scientific capacity of countries of South East Asia. His interests were primarily in development of livestock systems in Cambodia and increase food security and agricultural prosperity in Thailand.


4. Eligibility:
a. An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant:
b. Submits an application by the advertised closing date for applications
c. Is enrolled full-time in an undegraduate agricultural related programs. 

Additional benefits

The scholarship is awarded as a one-off stipend of $2,000 to students that have aspirations to contribute to the development livestock systems and food security and agricultural prosperity in third world countries. Students who are in current reciept of a scholarship can choose to apply for this one off scholarship as a top up. 

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please submit the completed online application by 11.59 PM AEST, 20th September 2020, and ensure that you have included the following: 

  • Australian Tax Office (ATO) tax return for the previous financial year
  • A written personal statement demonstrating personal hardship. (500 words max.)
  • A studies report (unofficial academic transcript)
  • A centrelink statement
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A written paragraph (500 words max) addressing your academic interest in food security, agricultural prosperity and development of livestokc systems in third world countries. 

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicants showing greatest merit in;

  • Academic achievement
  • Demonstrates financial hardship
  • Personal statement
  • Academic interest in food security, agricultural prosperity and development of livestock systems inthird world countries.
Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules


School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Applications are closed.