Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc.

Home Economics - Scholarships

There are various scholarships available that home economists can apply for.

Exclusive leadership scholarship opportunity for HEIA members

HEIA is delighted to announce that it has partnered with the National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative (NESLI) to enable HEIA members registering for the HEIA 2017 national conference in January 2017 to be awarded a full scholarship to the Women’s Advanced Leadership Program, valued at $5890. Applications close 16 December 2016.

Five partial scholarships will also be offered, each one valued at $3500. The winners of both the full and partial scholarships will be announced at the conference. The Prospectus provides further detailed information. All applications should be made on the official application form.

HEIA members are urged to apply for these scholarships. Don’t underestimate your talents and potential!! This is a wonderful opportunity for our profession and a wonderful opportunity for you to expand your horizons and gain valuable professional skills.

But there is even more good news—read on! Successful completion of the Advanced Leadership Program will now enable participants to gain 12 credit points towards a Master of Leadership or Masters of Education from Monash University, subject to Monash University admission requirements. This equates to 25% of the Master qualification. The Master of Leadership course with Monash University includes fully online options, enabling candidates from anywhere in Australia to realise a world standard advanced degree qualification with minimal disruption.

Register now for the HEIA 2017 conference to ensure that you are eligible for this wonderful opportunity—remember that earlybird closes 1 November 2016. To find out more about the conference, check out the exciting details in the Conference Brochure or on the HEIA Conference website.

For more information about the NESLI scholarships for HEIA members please call Betti at the National Office of Women and Leadership Australia on 03 9270 9046 or 1300 138 037 or via email btovishazy@asam.edu.au

King & Amy O'Malley Trust scholarships

The King & Amy O’Malley Trust each year awards scholarships to students applying for, or enrolling in, tertiary Home Economics or equivalent programs. The Trust has a scholarship panel in each state to assess the applicants and awards three different levels of scholarships: 

 Further details about the application process including selection criteria and application forms can be found on the King & Amy O'Malley Trust website.

The scholarship application process opens in April every year and applications are due on the last Friday of July each year.

The King & Amy O'Malley Trust website provides information about King O’Malley, an Australian parliamentarian, and his wife Amy and why they both instructed in their wills that their estates be used for Home Economics scholarships. Their belief that Australian family life ought to be strengthened and supported for the sake of the nation, through the empowerment of individuals and families lead to the establishment of the King & Amy O'Malley Trust, and the awarding annually of 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, and teacher education.
back to top