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 to be awarded a full scholarship to the Women’s Advanced Leadership Program, valued at $4,190 or a partial scholarship valued at $2,000. There is to be one (1) full scholarship awarded and  five (5) partial scholarships available to be awarded.

In addition to this a Middle Leadership Program (MLP) has been announced which will give a full scholarship vallued at $2,790 and five (5) partial scholarships avaliable to be awarded valued at $1,500.

Applications close 31 May 2019.

For more information go to :   https://www.nesli.org/heia.html

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