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Mendelson Scholarship


The Mendelson Scholarship program is an undergraduate scholarship scheme offered through the Max and Bette Mendelson Foundation.

Value and number of scholarships offered

Each year we determine the number and value of scholarships awarded on the advice of the Management Committee of the Max and Bette Mendelson Foundation.


Applications for the 2023 Scholarship program open on Monday, 13 March 2023 and close Friday 28 July, 2023.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen.

  • Have been a resident of West Torrens for at least three years on 1 March in the year of application.

  • Have qualified and been accepted to undertake undergraduate studies in a degree course in any field at any university in South Australia.

  • For the academic year in the year of application, be a full-time student as defined by the university.

  • If you are a continuing student, you must have completed full-time study for the academic year prior to the year of application as defined by the university for that year.

Applicants must take care that their applications are correctly witnessed. A Justice of the Peace is required to provide identification that includes their name, official number and the post-nominal ‘JP’. Usually this information is incorporated on a stamp. NOTE:  Applications that do not provide this information are rejected.

You will be notified about the success of your application.

Mendelson scholars are provided with a cheque, a certificate and a medallion.

More information

Email Kathleen Allen or contact 8416 6333


How to apply

The 2023 Scholarship program has now closed.