Nancy Millis Agricultural Students Scholarship


The Nancy Millis Agricultural Students Scholarship, established in 2010 by an anonymous gift, honours Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE (1922-2012), agricultural science alumna, distinguished microbiologist, pioneering biotechnologist, and renowned educator.

If you are commencing a Bachelor of Agriculture or Master of Agricultural Sciences, are from a rural or regional area, and can demonstrate financial need, this scholarship could assist you financially with study and living expenses.

Scholarship Value

Up to $10,000*

Duration: one year

* based on 2018 prize. Amounts can vary depending on entry point.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • be commencing study in the Bachelor of Agriculture or Master of Agricultural Sciences
  • have a permanent address in a rural area
  • be able to demonstrate financial need.

Terms & Conditions


Annual payments are paid in two instalments, after the standard semester one and semester two census dates.
Amounts are payable on a pro-rata basis if enrolment is less than full time*.

* Full-time enrolment constitutes at least 37.5 points in one half-year period.


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 2018
  • Applications close: 10 March 2019

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