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Scholarships & Bursaries

Adrian La Palombara Annual Appeal Honours Scholarship in Physics and Mathematics

Mr Mitchel Martin-Weber, a University of Tasmania alumnus, has funded this perpetual scholarship through a gift to the 2010 Annual Appeal to recognise his close friend Adrian La Palombara, a fellow University alumnus. The University, through its Foundation, provided a matching contribution to the scholarship.



Available to female students commencing Honours in physics or mathematics in Semester 1, 2023. When the scholarship is offered to a physics student, preference will be given for studies in the area of optical astronomy, however other areas will be considered.

On-going Eligibility

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




One year

Closing Date

31 January 2023


Applicants should apply online. All potential honours students should make contact with the Honours Coordinator in their discipline to discuss interests and options.

Application status

Closed. Not awarded.