John and Jenny Barnett Memorial Prize (Application Required)


The John and Jenny Barnett Memorial Prize was established by family and friends of John and Jenny Barnett. Associate Professor Barnett was a lecturer and researcher in animal welfare who, with his wife Jenny, was killed in the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. 

This prize could assist a student commencing an Honours or Masters Project in Animal Welfare with study and living expenses.

Scholarship Value


* based on 2017 prize


To be eligible for this prize, you must:

  • be commencing or enrolled in the Bachelor of Agriculture (Honours) or the Bachelor of Science (Honours in Agricultural Science, Veterinary Bioscience or Animal Science and Management) or Masters by Coursework in Animal Science
  • demonstrate academic merit
  • provide details of your research proposal

Terms & Conditions


This prize is paid in a one-off lump sum after the standard semester one census date.


Recipients are expected to attend an award ceremony. Failure to attend (without extenuating circumstances) may result in cancellation of the scholarship.

Students are expected to maintain ‘good standing’ in their course. This means not being identified as at risk of, or making, unsatisfactory progress.

How to apply

Applications open: Mid-December 2017
Applications close: 4 March 2018

The application should consist of a one-page document that outlines your research proposal.
Please submit applications directly to