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Scholarships & Bursaries

J Malcolm Gillies Honours Scholarship in Genetics

Mrs Jane Gillies passed away in 1997 and provided a bequest to the University to endow scholarships, prizes and medals in Plant Science. This scholarship is part of this endowment and provides an award for an Honours student studying plant genetics.



Available to a student commencing Honours in the Discipline of Biological Sciences in Semester 1 2022, in the area of plant genetics. Candidates should also be aware that some University-wide scholarships are applicable for projects in biological sciences – this can be discussed with the Biological Sciences honours co-ordinator:

On-going Eligibility

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




One year

Closing Date

31 January 2022


Applicants should apply online and forward a copy of the referee's report to two referees. All potential honours students should make contact with the Honours Coordinator in their discipline to discuss interests and options.

Apply online…
To commence an online application, click here.
Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (DOC, 1114kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

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