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Scholarships & Bursaries

James Fenton Memorial Scholarship

James Fenton was a pioneer farmer in the north-west of Tasmania, the first private European settler west of the Mersey River and an instigator of farming in the region. This scholarship supports north-west students to reside at Jane Franklin Hall, one of the University of Tasmania's residential colleges.



Available to a student who is commencing an undergraduate degree in any course in Semester 1, 2021 and who is relocating from the north-west of Tasmania to study at the Hobart campus.

On-going Eligibility

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


$4,000 per year (paid towards accommodation fees at Jane Franklin Hall)


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.

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