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Scholarships & Bursaries

Harry and Nancy Frederiksen Scholarship

A scholarship has been endowed by the late Mrs Nancy Frederiksen, a long-time resident of Burnie, in memory of her late husband Harry. The award aims to provide opportunities to students with academic potential from the North-West and West coast of Tasmania to study at the University of Tasmania. Harry and Nancy lived in the North-West of Tasmania for many years where Harry pursued his passion for plants and landscape gardening.



Available to a student from the west or north-west of Tasmania commencing studies in the first half of 2021 in any undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania. Selection will be based on financial need. Preference will be given to a student who has a keen interest in plants and/or related areas like horticulture.

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 2020


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.