Ernie Stewart Memorial Scholarship


Bequeathed funds to the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences to establish a Scholarship for a Tasmanian student to study veterinary science at the University.

Award value

Up to $5000


To be eligible for this Scholarship you must:

  • Be enrolled to commence study in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (in either the Animal Health and Disease major [Veterinary Bioscience specialisation] in the third year of the Bachelor of Science, or as a graduate in the first year of the DVM program (DVM1))
  • Completed secondary School in Tasmania and have a home address in Tasmania
  • Meet the rural student criteria if you did not go to school in Tasmania (rural requirements listed at )

Selection criteria

  • The Scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit as determined by the FVAS Scholarship Committee.
  • Preference will be given to students from Tasmania
  • Students from rural areas will then be considered


Annual payments are paid in two instalments, after the standard semester one and semester two census dates.

How to apply

No application is required. All eligible students will be considered by the Faculty