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Scholarships & Bursaries

Joyce Griston Memorial Tasmania University Scholarship

Two scholarships have been endowed by the late Basil Griston in memory of his sister Joyce. Basil Griston was a champion for those less fortunate in the Tasmanian community and he gave significant support to the homeless and unemployed youth in Tasmania.



Available to assist financially disadvantaged Tasmanians to study any undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania. Selection is based on demonstration of financial need as well as evidence of academic ability. While these scholarships are available to both commencing and current students, priority will be given to students commencing in Semester 1, 2020.

On-going Eligibility

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


Up to $3,000 per year


Up to four years

Closing Date

31 October 2019


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.