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Emeritus Professor John Jackson Undergraduate Scholarship


The late Emeritus Professor John Jackson, who taught Economics in the (then) Faculty of Economics and Commerce from the 1970s and was appointed Dean of the Faculty in 1986, has bequeathed more than $500,000 to The University of Western Australia ('the University') to establish a fund to provide scholarships to assist disadvantaged students to attend University, especially those who may not otherwise be able to attend due to financial hardship or educational disadvantage.

  • Status Closed
  • Value $0.00


(a) be an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent residency visa (including a Humanitarian visa)
(b) have completed Year 12 studies or equivalent within two years prior to applying for the scholarship
(c) be a commencing student
(d) have accepted an Early Offer or applied through TISC for a place at the University, nominating a course at the University as their first preference for the first round of offers;
(e) be experiencing financial hardship
(f) be able to demonstrate past educational disadvantage and
(g) be enrolled, or eligible to enrol
(i) full-time unless the selection committee is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances which preclude full-time enrolment and
(ii) in an undergraduate degree course at the University.


To assist and encourage students who are experiencing financial hardship and educational disadvantage to undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.



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