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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


Next due to be offered in 2025.

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