Cecil C Taylor Bursary


Cecil Claude Taylor bequeathed funds to the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences to establish a trust to award bursaries to students in financial need.

If you are a full-time student planning to study at Dookie in your second or third year of the Bachelor of Agriculture, and are able to demonstrate financial need, this bursary could assist with your study and living expenses.

Scholarship Value

Up to $1000*

Duration: one-off payment

* amounts can vary


To be eligible for this bursary you must:

  • be enrolled in full-time study in the Bachelor of Agriculture
  • be planning or enrolled in  the Dookie Semester option in your second year of study in 2018. You will be required to be enrolled in at least 37.5 points at the Dookie campus. You are also eligible if you are studying at Dookie in your third year (no points limit)
  • be able to demonstrate financial need

Terms & Conditions


This bursary will be paid in one instalment and will be completed by Melbourne Scholarships. Payments usually take a couple of weeks to be processed after confirmation.


All award recipients are required to maintain an academic status of good standing in their course. If your rating changes to 'at risk',  you may be required to provide the FVAS scholarship committee with details of what has occurred in your studies causing you to fail. You may also be required to reimburse the Faculty any monies awarded to you.

If you receive a bursary and then do not study at Dookie in Semester 2 2018, you will be required to return the full amount of the bursary to the Faculty.

How to apply

Applicants must provide demonstration of socioeconomic/financial hardship

Applicants should include a statement of no more than 200 words that details the socioeconomic/financial hardship. The table below shows the types of additional documentation that can also be used to support your application. Please note that the applicant's family name and address must be on the documentation.

Centrelink Benefits/PaymentsY 
Family Tax Benefit AY 
Official LettersYY
Statutory DeclarationsYY
Medical Certificates Y
Medical Letters/References Y


Applications closed

Applications for this scholarship fall outside of the main round of scholarship applications. It usually opens around April when the Faculty is asking students to confirm their interest in the Dookie semester.