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Scholarships & Bursaries

Graeme Foster Scholarship in Education

Graeme Foster was an educationist for 63 continuous years - 42 with the Department of Education and 21 with the University of Tasmania. Graeme's inspirational leadership and commitment to education in Tasmania has encouraged Mr John Bowden, a director of the UTAS Foundation USA, to establish this scholarship in Graeme Foster's name.



Available to a student commencing an undergraduate or postgraduate course in education. Applicants should have an interest in teaching students in the early years of their education (K-2). Preference will be given to a student whose permanent address is in the north-west of Tasmania and who demonstrates financial need.

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


Up to four 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.