Fay Marles Scholarships


To provide financial support to students of indigenous Australian descent, with disabilities and whose academic career has been adversely affected.

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Open to applicants who are citizens of Australia or New Zealand or Australian permanent residents. Applicants must provide evidence to show they meet at least one of the following criterias: student of indigenous Australian descent, student whose academic career has been adversely affected or student with a disability.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

2–3 years

Award Value

Australian $23,728 minimum per award

Closing date

October 31st

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

University of Melbourne

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, teaching and engagement.

Melbourne's teaching excellence has been rewarded two years in a row by grants from the Commonwealth Government's Learning and Teaching Performance Fund for Australian universities that demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and learning.

Melbourne was also one of only three Australian universities to win ten citations-the maximum number of awards possible-under the Carrick Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. The citations recognise commitment by university staff who have shown outstanding leadership and innovation in teaching, and dedication and enthusiasm for student learning.

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