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Scholarships & Bursaries

Gilchrist Watt Scholarship

The Gilchrist Watt Scholarship is one of the earliest awards established at the University of Tasmania. Catherine Agnes Watt made arrangements for the scholarship through a bequest in 1919.



Available to a full-time student commencing a Bachelor of Arts degree, or a combined degree with Arts, in Semester 1, 2020 who will undertake a major in Ancient Languages or Ancient Civilisations. Eligibility will be based on academic merit with specific attention to results in the TCE pre-tertiary subject Ancient History.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$1,500 per year


Up to three years

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.