1 Year Duration

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

2nd year undergraduates

Where is it available?

Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

$6250 per Semester


Platinum Asset Management, in association with the Neilson Foundation, wish to support a high achieving second year student undertaking a business related degree specialising in Financial Planning. The scholarship is valued at $12,500.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • be currently enrolled in the first semester of your second year of your undergraduate degree in any business-related degree program (such as Finance, Accounting, Business, International Business) and be completing a major in Financial Planning
  • be studying full time
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarships (other than government scholarships/grants and/or entitlements)
  • have achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 to date
  • maintain enrolment in financial planning major or specialisation for the duration of the scholarship

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • an application form addressing eligibility criteria
  • completion of a 250-word essay describing "career goals and ambitions and how the awarding of the scholarship would facilitate a career in financial planning."
  • an interview with the selection panel (if required)

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application form and return to the scholarships office via email by Friday 1 June 2018.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,