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Scholarships & Bursaries

Dr Judith Homeshaw Scholarship

The late Dr Judith Homeshaw was a loved and respected member of staff in the University of Tasmania's School of Government. Family, friends, work colleagues and the Women’s Electoral Lobby have provided funds to create an annual scholarship in her name for a student entering an honours, masters or doctoral course at the University. The scholarship will support a student in any faculty whose thesis will relate to those areas which Judith was passionate about.



Available to a student commencing an honours, masters or doctoral course in Semester 1, 2020 in an area which is relevant to the following: Women's participation in the contemporary Australian public sphere with respect to any of: work and employment; government; politics; health care; science; and/or contemporary public policy in Australia with respect to any of: women; science; health care; policy community theory. Applications will be assessed on academic merit and intent of project aligning with above focus area.

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 2019


Please address the eligibility criteria when applying for this scholarship and include a 200 - 300 word statement of your proposed research topic. Include in your application contact details for your supervisor or provide a statement from your supervisor indicating your research can be undertaken successfully.

Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (DOC, 1115kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.