The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarship

The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarship

This scholarship offers a unique opportunity to tour Woolmark allied creative industries especially the textile industry in Milan.  The Australian Woolmark Company is a research and development institute and is involved in the commercialisation of wool technologies now recognised as a global authority on Merino wool.


17 Jan - 4 Mar 2022

Total scholarship value


Number offered

Two per year

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Global Studies


I'm passionate about mental health and supporting others. With a scholarship, I didn't have to sacrifice volunteering for a paid job to support my studies. It motivated me to continue volunteering to help others and made me feel rewarded for giving back to the community.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program offered by Monash Art, Design or Architecture, Monash Arts, or Monash Business School, or a related double degree at a Monash Campus in Australia.
  • Have achieved a Weighted Average Mark of 60
  • Have completed 24 credit points at time of application.


  • $5000 one-off payment.
  • Up to two-weeks industry tour led by The Woolmark Company's Milan office (travel and accommodation for the tour are not included in the scholarship).
  • Opportunity to participate in relevant extra-curricular activities related to the historical significance of the Prato textile industry.
  • Invitation to visit Geelong wool growers to observe the role of Woolmark in assisting the Australian wool industry (prior to departure for Italy).
  • Possible invitation to provide a presentation about your experience on return from the trip to Australian Woolmark representatives.
  • A Woolmark medal and certificate.

Number offered

Two scholarships available per year.

Selection criteria

Awarded based on a combination of academic achievement and a written statement demonstrating how the Italian industry experience is relevant to their course, interests and professional career and development goals.

To retain this scholarship:

  • The recipient must meet Faculty and Monash Abroad eligibility criteria to undertake a credit bearing overseas study program at Monash University Prato Centre.
  • Meet prerequisites, as outlined in the current handbook by the time of departure and enrol in Prato units.
  • Submit a report to the donor reflecting on their Italian Industry experience.

How to apply

  • To apply, submit your application directly to Monash.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

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