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Scholarships & Bursaries

The Australian Legion Bob Jelley Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen and Women (Burnie Sub Branch) in memory of Mr Bob Jelley who served for six years in the Second World War and was a member of the 4th Anti Tank Regiment. Bob (RHG) Jelley was instrumental in the formation of the Burnie Sub Branch of the Australian Legion in 1954, and worked tirelessly to help ex-servicemen and their families, both financially and materially, until his passing in 1996.



Available to a student from the west/north-west coast of Tasmania who is the descendant of an Australian military veteran and who is commencing study in any undergraduate course in the first half of 2023.

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 October 2022


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. Applications are being assessed.