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.

Applications

14 May - 29 June 2018

Total scholarship value

$5,000 one-off payment

Number offered

Two per year

Sediqa Hussaini

Diploma of Higher Education

Sediqa Hussaini: Because every little bit helps

Receiving a scholarship helps me to focus on my studies. It also means that I know I have the support of others in order to study and reach my goals.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

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

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Current students must achieve a weighted average mark of 60+
  • 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 completed 24 credit points at time of application.

Benefits

  • $5,000 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

  • 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.


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