David Kenworthy Memorial Scholarship


Christine Kenworthy established the David Kenworthy Memorial Scholarship in memory of her husband, David, who completed a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in 1970 and a Master of Engineering Science in 1974 at the University of Melbourne.


The scholarship is open to students within the Melbourne School of Engineering:

  • Who are enrolled in their penultimate year of the Master of Engineering (Chemical or Biochemical).
  • Who demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference will be given to students who have moved from rural or regional Australia to pursue their tertiary studies.


One scholarship of $10,000 is available, paid in two annual instalments of $5,000.

Selection criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Financial need
  • Regional or rural background (Australia).


Instructions on how to apply and what to include in your application are outlined in the online application form.

Applications are now open until Wednesday 26 August.

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