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Scholarships & Bursaries

The 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, 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.


$5,000 per year


Up to three years

Closing Date

31 October 2022

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.