Swinburne Nancy Gullo Scholarship

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This scholarship is established to support students to complete their education and lift some of the financial burden associated with studying.

Provided by: Swinburne University of Technology

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This scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year, for up to three years.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Nancy Gullo Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a commencing or continuing Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2022
    • enrolled full-time or part-time in any Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Higher Education (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) courses offered by Swinburne University of Technology
  • Submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing the following points:
    • passion for the chosen field of study
    • how this scholarship would make a difference in your life
  • Have experienced financial and/or personal hardship which may have hindered access to education
  • Provide evidence of financial and/or personal hardship
    • Examples of financial hardship or low-socio economic status (but not limited to):
      • Health Care Card
      • Youth Allowance
      • Newstart Allowance
      • Austudy
      • Abstudy
      • Disability Support Pension; and/or
      • Carer’s Payment
      • Centrelink statement
      • Bank statements/payslips can be used if an explanation is provided in a personal statement
    • Examples of personal hardship (but not limited to):
      • disability or medical condition
      • delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness
      • relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study
      • English as a second language
      • identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
      • First in family to attend university
  • Provide two written referee reports outlining your suitability for the scholarship:
    • an academic reference – from a person qualified to comment on academic studies, such as a subject coordinator, school principal, etc., and
    • a character reference – from a person competent to supply a character reference such as a current or past employer.



1 October 2021


31 March 2022


$5,000 AUD per year



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