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Scholarships & Bursaries

Virginia Betts Memorial Scholarship

The late Virginia Betts left funds in her estate to support Tasmanian students with the ability but not necessarily the means to attend the University of Tasmania.



Available to a Tasmanian resident who is under 25 years of age as at 1 January 2020 and commencing university study for the first time. Applicants will be assessed on academic merit and financial need.

On-going Eligibility

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


$3,000 per year


Up to four years

Closing Date

31 October 2019


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.