Dr Richard Oertel Scholarship

University of Adelaide, The

The Dr Richard Oertel Scholarship has been established by Bronwyn Ellis, in memory of her late husband Dr Richard Oertel who graduated in Science from the University of Adelaide in 1970, then with First Class Honours in Mathematics in 1971. He subsequently completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics, which was conferred in 1976. He later completed a Diploma in Computing Science (1979). Dr Oertel had a passion for mathematics and science. The Scholarship will support a commencing undergraduate student undertaking the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) or Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences program of study or equivalent at the University of Adelaide.


Applicants must: be Australian and New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent humanitarian visa undertaking study as a Commonwealth supported student and must remain enrolled on a part-time or full-time basis in the approved program for which the scholarship was approved. Selection is based on academic merit (based on ATAR or equivalent scores); financial need and answers to questions included in the scholarship application. Students in receipt of other University of Adelaide Scholarships are ineligible.

Amount $5,000

This scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year for 3 years.

Closing date Late February
Frequency Annual
Duration years
Student type Australian and New Zealand
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Mathematics
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