APPLY: Bette Allison Memorial Scholarship For Female Students


APPLY: Bette Allison Memorial Scholarship For Female Students

The Bette Allison Memorial Scholarship provides female students with financial support for their studies in the area of Exercise and Sports Science. The scholarship offers payments of $1,800 per semester (pro rata for part time study) for a total of $3,600.

At a glance

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
  • be female;
  • be able to provide evidence of financial hardship or low socio-economic status (usually demonstrated by being in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink allowance);
  • be currently studying in one of the following undergraduate  Bachelor degree courses:
    • Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation) – M90;
    • Bachelor of Science (Sports Science and Football) – Y56;
    • Bachelor of Education Secondary (Major in Health and Physical Education) – Y68; or
    • Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) – M89.
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 30 credit points;
  • have successfully completed a minimum of  60 credit points towards your current related course;
  • hold an academic status of Good Standing; and
  • not be in receipt of any other major scholarships, awards or similar financial support/sponsorship (except Commonwealth Scholarships or Student Start Up or Relocation Scholarship payments via Centrelink).

Selection criteria

Selection will be based on:

  • demonstration of financial hardship and/or personal hardship; and
  • content of your application form and personal statement.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

You will also be required to provide a 1000 word personal statement describing the following:

  • financial situation and how the scholarship will assist with your studies;
  • a personal and/or financial situation that has caused you to be disadvantaged; and
  • reason for choosing the course and your career goals.


 Opening date: 17-07-2017
 Closing date: 14-08-2017

For more information

Contact the Scholarships Office. Protection Status



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