FA Kernot Bequest

This scholarship was established by the late Frederic Archer Kernot, and is awarded to a student who is achieving excellent academic results in their master by coursework program within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

Frederic Archer Kernot played a key role in the transition of dentistry from a trade to a profession. He was involved in the establishment of the original Dental Hospital in Melbourne and served on both the Dental Board of Victoria and the Council of the Australian College of Dentistry. He maintained a keen interest in mechanics throughout his life and was also the brother of the first Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, William Charles Kernot.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • Be currently enrolled in of one of the following courses:
    • MC-CS: Master of Computer Science
    • MC-ENG: Master of Engineering
    • MC-IS: Master of Information Systems
    • MC-IT: Master of Information Technology
  • Have at least 100 credit points of study remaining to complete in your course.


One scholarship valued at approximately $3,500.

Selection criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Strength of a personal statement conveying your passion for Engineering/IT, career aspirations and how you will use the funds


2021 applications are now closed.

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