The Gowrie Trust Scholarship

Field of study



In accordance with the Trust Deed, Gowrie Scholarhips will be awarded to members of the Forces and children of members of the Forces, including, in the discretion of the Trustees, grandchildren or other lineal descendants of such members.


A$5,000 per annum


The duration of the Scholarship will be one year in the first instance. The Scholarship may be tenable for up to two years at universities or other recognised research establishments, either in Australia or overseas.  Successful applicants are required to apply again if they are seeking funding for a second year”

Eligible Program



Australian Citizen

Selection basis

The scholarship will be open to any Australian citizen but preference will be given to past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces and their lineal descendants with special consideration being given to a lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces who died or has died as a result of any occurrence happening in the Second World War of subsequent wars in which the Australian Armed Forces are or have been involved.


Applications open on 1st September. Apply online. All referee reports and supporting documentation should be posted to:

The Gowrie Trust Scholarship Contact Officer
Philanthropic Scholarships
Building 71
28 Balmain Crescent
The Australian National University
Acton, ACT 2601

Conditions of Award (PDF, 38KB)

Closing date

31 October

Further information

T: 02 6125 9521


Updated:  7 November 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Registrar/ Page Contact:  DRSS Communications