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Women in Seafaring Scholarship


The Women in Seafaring Scholarships are offered by the National Centre for Ports and Shipping - Seafaring Section, part of the Australian Maritime College which is Australia's premier seafaring training institute.


Scholarships will be awarded to international female students commencing their first year of studies in AMC in one of the following programs:

To be eligible, students must apply with University of Tasmania Accommodation Services for On-Campus Accommodation in Investigator Hall, Kerslake Hall or Leprena via: Apply Now. Students are responsible for the accommodation application fee and bond (these costs are NOT covered by this scholarship).

Click here to view the Terms and Conditions (PDF 149.6 KB)

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass (4.0/7.0) result in all units studied each semester.


100% on-campus accommodation costs for the first year (2 semesters) of study in Launceston in a single room at one of the Halls of Residence in Launceston (Investigator Hall, Kerslake Hall or Leprena).

PLUS; recipients will receive one payment of $2,000 towards educational costs - which will be paid directly into the student's Australian bank account shortly after the first semester of enrolment census date.

  • AMC MT Block 1, 2020 Commencers - payment is scheduled for 3 April
  • AMC MT Block 3, 2020 Commencers - payment is scheduled for 21 August

Application Status

Semester 2, 2020: Open

Semester 1, 2020 - successful recipients notified.


Enquiries to International Scholarships should be directed to International Scholarships