Bette Allison Memorial Scholarship

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

The purpose of the Bette Allison Memorial Scholarship is to provide female students financial support with their studies in the area of Exercise and Sports Science. Bette Allison lectured at Graylands Teachers College in Physical and Health Education for 10 years. She then moved to Churchlands where she was a senior lecturer from 1971-1986. Ms Allison was trailblazer in the development of netball in WA and was a successful coach at state, national and international levels.


Applicants must: be female; be able to provide evidence of financial hardship or low socio-economic status (usually demonstrated by being in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink allowance); be currently studying the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) course; be enrolled in a minimum of 30 credit points; have successfully completed a minimum of 60 credit points towards their Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) degree; hold an academic status of Good Standing; and not be in receipt of any other major scholarships, awards or similar financial support/sponsorship (except Commonwealth Scholarships or Student Start Up or Relocation Scholarship payments via Centrelink). Current students are expected to have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook).

Further details

Applicants are required to provide a 1000 word personal statement describing the following: financial situation and how the scholarship will assist with studies; a personal and/or financial situation that has caused them to be disadvantaged; reason for choosing the course; and career goals.

Amount $3,600

The scholarship is valued at $3,600, paid in 2 equal instalments after census dates in Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Closing date Early October
Duration year
Student type Australian
Gender Female
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Sport and leisure
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