Loxton Scholarship in Engineering

This scholarship supports male students entering the Master of Chemical Engineering. It is a companion scholarship to the Pearson William Tewksbury Scholarship, which supports female and non-binary students entering the same course.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • Be male*
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Intend to commence the University of Melbourne Master of Chemical Engineering in 2024 (the year following the scholarship application)
  • Submit a statement addressing your study/career aspirations and the proposed impact of the scholarship.

*Female and non-binary students can apply for the companion Pearson William Tewksbury Scholarship, which is awarded concurrently.


Two scholarships valued at $20,000 each are available. Each scholarship will be paid in biannual instalments for a period of two years after course commencement.

Selection criteria

  • Academic merit- determined by your current WAM if still studying, or the final WAM of your most recently completed engineering-related degree course
  • A personal statement addressing:
    • your interest and study/career ambitions in the chemical engineering discipline
    • the proposed impact the scholarship will have


  • You must commence the Master of Chemical Engineering degree in either the 2024 start or mid-year intake. If you do not, the scholarship may be revoked.
  • The scholarship may be revoked if, during the course of your study, you are classified as making unsatisfactory progress.


Applications are now closed

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