Wilfred Prest Travelling Fellowship


The Fellowship is open to students or graduates of the University who will undertake postgraduate studies in the field of Economics at an overseas university or research institution.

The Fellowship is valued at $11,500. An extension of the Fellowship may be granted for a further term of one year.


  • Applicants must be completing a degree specialising in Economics at the University in 2017 (Bachelor, Honours, Master or PhD) or be an Economics graduate of the University.
  • The applicant can be no more than 27 years of age at the time of the award.
  • The tenure of the scholarship is for a year and payable in 2 instalments in 2018; the first after confirmation of acceptance of the scholarship and the second in May 2018.
  • The Fellowship may be held concurrently with another award.

Application Process

Students should submit an online application including cover letter summarising intended overseas studies, CV, academic reference (outlining the potential to undertake the graduate program the candidate has applied for), student number and academic transcript. Applicants will be notified by email.

Guidelines for written referee report

Apply online


Applications open 1st Nov 2017 and close 1st Dec 2017.


No deferral is allowed.

Who is this for?

Research Students


If you have any further questions about this scholarship please contact us.

FBE Scholarship Team