The Scholarship is available to women enrolled as a research masters or a research doctoral degree student at The University of Sydney, or who have a first degree or masters from the University of Sydney and are enrolled for a research doctorate at another university within NSW or Canberra. Short listed candidates will be required to attend an interview in Sydney in July. The Scholarship is awarded to a woman to undertake a short period of advanced research or course work in any field at an overseas university or equivalent organisation. Applications will also be considered for similar periods of research or course work at interstate institutions though preference will be given to applicants needing to travel overseas and also to students in their second year of doctoral study. Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent residency in Australia.