The King & Amy O’Malley Trust awards annual undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships for students applying for or enrolled in tertiary Home Economics or equivalent programs, such as Consumer Science, Family and Consumer Studies, Food and Nutrition, Teacher Education.

Annual scholarships are available for:

  1. full-time undergraduate study to undertake one year only of an eligible undergraduate program, for the calendar year following the year the scholar was selected, with the opportunity to reapply for up to three additional years ($5000)
  2. full-time postgraduate study to undertake up to three years of a postgraduate program, subject to satisfactory program reports ($7500)
  3. part-time postgraduate study – study which is less than full time but not less than half-time ($3750)

Scholarship selection criteria is based on:

  1. academic performance;
  2. professional goals in Home Economics;
  3. personal and leadership attributes;
  4. potential to contribute to the Home Economics profession.

Eligibility of a particular year level

The program eligibility criteria apply to the applicant’s whole program, rather than the year of study for which they seek a scholarship. Hence, the applicant must: