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King & Amy O'Malley Trust Scholarships

Key details

$7,500 per annum
Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

King & Amy O’Malley Trust Scholarships are annual undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships for students enrolled in or applying for tertiary Home Economics or related areas (e.g. Family Studies, Consumer Science, Food and Nutrition or Teacher education in these fields). There are 30 scholarships available each year and since 1986 when the scholarship was first awarded there have been hundreds of successful scholars who have benefited from the scholarship and been successful in their careers in the field. The scholarship offers a payment of $7,500 for postgraduate students, and $5,000 for undergraduates.

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to individuals who are future and current ECU students.
  • More information can be found at the O'Malley Trust website

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must

  • be intending to undertake full time study in the following year in a program in Home Economics or equivalent which conforms to the criteria for an 'eligible program' as determined by the Managing Trustees;
  • for postgraduate applications, normally have an undergraduate award in an eligible program in Home Economics or equivalent and must be intending to undertake full time or part time study in the following year in a postgraduate program deemed eligible by the Managing Trustees;
  • make a statement of professional goals and must demonstrate clear intentions to work in the field of Home Economics and to make a professional contribution to the field;
  • if a citizen of another country living in Australia, be required to provide evidence of your intention to remain a permanent residents in Australia; and
  • if studying overseas, be required to agree to return to Australia within 6 months of completing your program of study.

Selection criteria

  • Professional goals in home economics.
  • Academic performance.
  • Personal and leadership attributes.
  • Potential to contribute to the Home Economics profession.


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Teaching & Education