Gottstein Trust Wood & Forestry Scholarship

The Gottstein Trust has a Scholarship fund available for undergraduates or postgraduate students undertaking a bachelor’s degree, graduate diploma, Masters or PhD program in wood science or forest science.

The scholarship provides funds of up to $5,000 per annum to each successful applicant for either one, two or a maximum of  three years. Payments are granted subject to ongoing demonstration of appropriate progression of study and achievements. The funds will be made available to the Scholarship holder for the purpose of meeting living, relocation and education-related expenses.

Application Process


The Trustees will determine the award of a Scholarship at their discretion based on criteria that may vary; but will remain consistent with the  key principle to promote the development of the Australian wood products and forestry industry.

Read the Scholarship Terms and Conditions


Candidates should provide the following papers to apply:

  1. Completed online application form with additional pages as needed;
  2. Employer’s recommendation letter (if applicable).

Apply online

COVID19 Disruption

NEW 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WERE NOT OPENED. The Trust is pleased to be resuming new applications in 2021.

2021 Applications Closing Date

The 2021 application round opens on Friday 12th March 2021 and will close at 9am sharp Thursday 20th May 2021. Late applications generally will NOT be considered.


Applications are considered by the Trustees and shortlisted applicants are then interviewed. All applicants are advised of the outcome as soon as the review process is completed. In the 2021 round completion is expected to be by the end of July.

For further information please contact the Gottstein Trust.