The Greg Ellis Memorial Award

Status:       Opening Date: To be announced28/06/2016       Closing Date: To be announced22/07/2016

This bursary is funded by Ms Suzette Hartwell, who wishes to fund bursaries in honour of her late husband Greg Ellis. Greg undertook his BA and MA at La Trobe University on the Bendigo campus and taught across the disciplines of Business Law, Taxation and Accounting at La Trobe for over a decade. The Greg Ellis Memorial Award is a fitting tribute to his life and work as a dedicated educator and member of the academic community and it is intended to make a significant difference to a deserving student.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa
  • have a current enrolment in a business, finance, commerce or law degree program on any campus of La Trobe;
  • be studying full-time;
  • be maintaining satisfactory academic progress; and
  • be able to demonstrate educational disadvantage, including but not limited to:
    • financial hardship
    • significant caring responsibilities
    • disability or medical condition
    • refugee background
    • relocation from a regional or remote location
    • or other hardship or disadvantage




Current first year undergraduates
Current second year undergraduates
Current third year undergraduates
Current fourth year undergraduates
Current honours students
Current postgraduate coursework students


  • Campuses


  • Arts Social Sciences and Commerce

How are successful applicants selected?

  • Evidence of having significant caring responsibilities
  • Disability or ongoing medical condition
  • Educational disadvantage
  • Financial disadvantage
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Non-English speaking background
  • Refugee background
  • Regional or rural background
  • Socio-economic disadvantage
  • Other hardship or disadvantage


Single payment

How can I apply

Applications for Semester 2 2016 are now closed.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office