The Neilson Foundation Scholarship

The Neilson Foundation (in association with Platinum Asset Management) would like to offer two scholarships for continuing students. Students will also be given the opportunity to apply to gain one month's paid work experience in Sydney in association with the Neilson Foundation and Platinum Asset Management.

Value

Total value of the scholarship is up to $15 000 cash payment for one year.

Duration

One year

Number per year

Two (1 for second year student and 1 for third year student)

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Commerce and majoring in Financial Planning, and in a Commonwealth supported place
  • be in your 2nd or 3rd year of your degree
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 in the year prior to the scholarship.

Selection criteria

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the information you provide in your application. As part of your application, you will be required to provide a statement of how the scholarship will assist your studies and career goals.

How to apply

You must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal by the closing date.

Special conditions

At the end of the scholarship year the recipient will be required to submit a two-page report setting out what they wish to gain from the Financial Planning industry.

Closing date

Applications for Trimester 1 2015 are now closed.

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