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Scholarships & Bursaries

The Governor’s Environment Scholarship

The Governor of Tasmania is patron of these prestigious scholarships, which are sponsored by Tasmanian Government and business organisations.



Available to a student who is commencing an honours or masters research project in 2022 in any area with demonstrated relevance to a Tasmanian environmental topic. Applications will be assessed on academic merit, capacity to deliver proposed project outcomes, practical applications and the environmental worth of the proposed research project.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to undertake the research project for which they have been awarded the scholarship, and achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


$7,500 - Interstate students commencing study at the University of Tasmania for the first time will also receive a return airfare from their nearest capital city to Tasmania.


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.

Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (PDF, 151kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.