Frances Adamson Scholarship

Applications open
9am, Monday 17 July 2023
Applications close
5pm, Friday 11 August 2023
Payment per year
One-off payment of $2,000
1 semester
Postgraduate Coursework
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
All Faculties
Available To

The Frances Adamson Scholarship has been established by the Adelaide University Sports and Fitness Association and Mr Warren Hicks.  The Scholarship is in honour of Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia. Her Excellency graduated from the University of Adelaide with a degree in Economics in 1985. While studying, Her Excellency was inaugural female captain of the Adelaide University Boat Club, during the 1984/85 seasons.  

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be undertaking an undergraduate, honours or postgraduate coursework program of study at the University of Adelaide
  • Be identified as a member of the Adelaide University Sports and Fitness Association and competing in the women's category
  • Be an active financial member of the Adelaide University Boat Club
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Be enrolled on a full time or part time basis in a Commonwealth Supported Place

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to:

  • Demonstrated details of sporting prowess and contributions to the Adelaide University Boat Club
  • Answers to questions on the application form

Important Information:

  • You must meet all of the above listed criteria to be eligible to apply
  • The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered
  • Students receiving other University of Adelaide Scholarships may not apply for this Scholarship