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Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management (DPFEM) Tuition Fee Scholarship

The Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management (DPFEM) and the University of Tasmania wishes to encourage lifelong learning of employees, building an adaptive and reflective workforce equipped with the skills and knowledge to transform access to justice and emergency response, across all regions of Tasmania. To support this aim, DPFEM has endowed a scholarship to be made available to outstanding members of the Department studying at the University of Tasmania.



Available to DPFEM employees* commencing or continuing with postgraduate coursework studies in Semester 1, 2023. Selection will be based on the following criteria:

- organisational need,

- work performance and professional conduct,

- quality of written application, and

- ability to complete the workload associated with the course of study.

IMPORTANT - Applicants must have a course offer for Semester 1, 2023 and/or be enrolled in the unit/s they would like the scholarship to cover.

*Open to Tasmania Police, BES and FSST employees only.


Funding for postgraduate coursework tuition fees up to the value of $5,000.


One semester

Closing Date

31 January 2023


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.