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Gowrie Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A scholarship for future postgraduate research students in any faculty.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

All study areas


Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications close
26 January 2018

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • $5,000 paid as a one-off scholarship.


You must be either:

  • a member of Australian Defence Forces
  • a lineal descendant of an Australian Defence Force member who saw active service in WWII.

You must also:

  • be a university graduate
  • meet conditions and criteria for entry in a higher degree research program.

Applicants who experience financial hardship will be given special consideration.

How to apply

Applications for 2019 have now closed. Applications are normally open between October and January.

  1. Complete the Gowrie Scholarship Application form via the Australian National University website. The form will be available when the scholarship is open and accepting applications.
  2. Include a financial assessment of your:
    • income
    • assets
    • liabilities (tuition fees, accommodation costs, living expenses).
  3. Include:
    • a certified copy of your academic record.
    • evidence of your Australian citizenship.
  4. Send an original of your application form to the Research Students Centre
  5. Send a duplicate application to:
    The Trustees
    The Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund
    3/32 Beaconsfield Road
    Mosman, NSW, 2088

What happens next?

The Trustees will award the scholarships in March. If you're successful in your application, you'll be notified shortly afterwards.

The scholarships will commence at the start of the academic year.

About the scholarship

The Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund provides support for Australian Defence Force members and lineal descendents of World War II veterans to conduct research either within Australia or overseas.

Contact us

Research Scholarships

3138 2932 or 3138 4923
+61 7 3138 1304
Postal address
Research Students Centre
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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