Mark Heard Scholarship

For full or part-time postgraduate enrolment in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, $5,000 to assist with study.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Postgraduate Honours, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters level study
Opening date: 19 September 2024
Closing date: 31 October 2024
Tenure: One Year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $5,000

The Scholarship was established in 2017 and is funded by the estate of Elizabeth Heard in memory of her husband Mark Heard. Mr and Mrs Heard believed that education opportunities should be available to anyone regardless of the financial, social and cultural factors that normally impact on a person’s ability to realise their potential.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support postgraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Education and Social Work who have demonstrated the potential to succeed but are experiencing hardships or who may have been disadvantaged due to their personal circumstances.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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