At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Year of study: 
2nd year
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Financial Hardship
  • Mature Age

The scholarship is awarded to a financially disadvantaged mature-age 2nd year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts or dual program that includes Arts, undertaking further studies in political science and/or public policy.

Award value:
$7,312 (approximate, based on the last year of award)
1 year
Applications open: 
16 February 2017
Applications close: 
30 April 2017
  • Eligibility

    The scholarship is open to students who:

    • are Australian citizens or Australian Permanent Residents; and
    • have gained credit for all courses in year 1 of the Bachelor of Arts or a dual program including the Bachelor of Arts; and
    • are enrolled full-time in year 2 of the program with a declared major or extended major in the area of political science and/or public policy; and
    • are 20 years of age or older on 1 January in the year of the award.
Established in 2008 and maintained from the income of a bequest from the late Marcelle Walden.
Number awarded per year: 
Award benefits: