The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarship

The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarship

This scholarship supports you to further your academic development through studying at our Prato Centre in Italy and by undertaking an Industry Experience with Woolmark allied creative industries. 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.


30 May - 8 July 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.
  • Be planning to study one or more units at the Monash Prato Centre
  • 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.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.

Apply direct to Monash