Mrs Bonnie Tilley has established two scholarships to recognise the encouragement she received from her mother to study at tertiary level. Her mother grew up on the west coast of Tasmania and had to travel significant distances to Hobart to attend teachers college. She has endowed scholarships to help young Tasmanian women, particularly from rural areas, afford higher education.
Available to Tasmanian females, preferably from a rural area, commencing an undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania. Applicants should demonstrate the need for financial support in order to study.
To retain this award, recipients are required to make satisfactory academic progress, as determined by the scholarships selection committee.
$4,000 per year
Up to four years (including honours)
Next due to be offered in 2024.