Milton Whiting Scholarship

The Milton Whiting Memorial Scholarship recognises Mr Whiting’s long involvement with La Trobe University and his commitment to his local region.

Milton Whiting, OAM served on the La Trobe University Council from 1970 to 1988. He was the local member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for many years.

Funded by Mallee Family Care, the Milton Whiting Memorial Scholarship awards two scholarships of $5000 each year to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Human Services and Master of Social Work Program at the Mildura Campus, who:

  • are starting their third year
  • are experiencing financial hardship
  • are Australian citizens, permanent residents or holders of humanitarian visas
  • demonstrate their desire to work in the Mallee region.

Preference is given to Indigenous students and students from a refugee background.