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Scholarships & Bursaries

Bonnie Tilley Scholarship for Tasmanian Women

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 in Semester 1, 2020. Applicants should demonstrate the need for financial support in order to study.

On-going Eligibility

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)

Closing Date

31 October 2019


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.


Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.