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Albert Coates Memorial Scholarships

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Albert Coates Memorial Scholarships

The Albert Coates Memorial Scholarships are awarded by the Albert Coates Memorial Trust to students who are able to achieve academic excellence whilst overcoming challenging circumstances.


  • Albert Coates Award (Nursing) $3000
  • Jim Pryor/Ballaarat Club Visual Arts Award $3000
  • W&D Finance Award (Biomedical Science) $3000


  • Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing, visual arts or biomedical science degree at FedUni at the time of applying for, and if successful, at the time of receipt of the Scholarship.
  • Candidates must have successfully completed their first year of a nursing, visual arts or biomedical science degree and be enrolled in the second year of the course.
  • Both full-time and part-time students from these study areas are eligible for these awards.
  • Candidates must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia.

 Selection criteria

  • The Scholarships will be presented by Federation University Australia and the Albert Coates Memorial Trust to the candidates who have:
    • Achieved standards of excellence in their academic record.
    • Demonstrated the ability to achieve academically whilst overcoming challenging circumstances, as determined by the Albert Coates Memorial Scholarships Selection Committee. These circumstances may involve financial, personal or academic difficulties, for example.
    • Enrolled in the second year of their degree.
  • The Scholarships shall not necessarily be awarded to the candidate achieving the highest academic standards.
  • Where more than one candidate is selected for an award, prize money may be split


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Creative Arts