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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 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


Next due to be offered in 2024.

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