Frequently Asked Questions
Find GWV's Frequently Asked Questions and answers below.
What scholarships are offered by Graduate Women Victoria?
Am I eligible to apply for any of these scholarships or busaries?
Which universities are meant by ‘Victorian universities’?
I do not live in Victoria, but I am enrolled online in a Masters degree in Education in a Victorian university. Am I eligible to apply?
Does Graduate Women Victoria offer scholarships for undergraduate study?
I am enrolled in a Masters degree in primary education – am I eligible for these awards?
I am enrolled in course units which if completed successfully will lead directly into further units towards a Masters Coursework degree. Am I eligible to apply for a scholarship in the Masters Coursework category this year or should I wait until I have completed those units which would make me eligible for the award of Bachelor degree?
I am enrolled for a one-year professional Masters degree. Am I eligible for the scholarships and bursaries in the Masters by coursework category?
What kinds of disadvantage are recognised?
Do I have to be a member of Graduate Women Victoria in order to apply for these scholarships and bursaries?
May I apply for or gain more than one scholarship?
If I have other scholarships or awards, may I apply for one of Graduate Women Victoria scholarships?
Do I have to state what the scholarship money will be spent on?
Does Graduate Women Victoria offer grants for travel?
Where can I find out about similar scholarships?
Applying for a Scholarship
How do I apply?
What is the application deadline?
Is there an administration fee?
What do I need to send with the application?
What kind of document is accepted as proof of enrolment?
What academic transcripts do I need to include?
What is an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)?
What evidence of disadvantage do I need to supply?
What should I include in my personal impact statement?
What do I need to do about referees’ reports?
Can I edit my application once I have submitted it on the website?
My question is not answered here, where can I get assistance?
Awarding the Scholarships
How are the winners decided?
When will I know the outcome of my application?
Will all scholarships/bursaries advertised be awarded?
Can I request the reason why I was not awarded a scholarship?
How are the scholarships presented to the winners?
Funding the Scholarships
How is money raised for the scholarships and bursaries?