The Mirams Scholarship

What is the Mirams Scholarship?

The Mirams Scholarship was established in the 1970s by Mary Ida Mirams in memory of her son, James Herbert Mirams, an Old Boy of the School, who tragically lost his life in World War One at the age of 25.

The Mirams Scholarship is awarded to an Old Boy who, after completing his secondary schooling at BGS, goes on to study an engineering degree at Melbourne University.

Status Open
Opening date 31 July 2017
Closing date Ongoing

Are you eligible to apply?

Applicants for this scholarship must be Old Boys of the School who are enrolled in an engineering degree at Melbourne University.

How to apply

For further information regarding the application process, please email the BGS alumni office


• The applicant is an Old Boy
• The applicant is studying an engineering course
• The applicant is studying at Melbourne University


All scholarships are at the discretion of the Headmaster; this scholarship covers a percentage of the Melbourne University tuition fees and is awarded at the end of each year of study, usually two years.


The Scholarship is awarded for two consecutive years

Special conditions

The applicant must submit proof of enrolment in an Engineering course at Melbourne University

The successful applicant must produce his transcript of results at the end of each year, showing satisfactory completion of all units, before scholarship funding is awarded

A scholarship may be withdrawn if the Headmaster is not satisfied with the diligence or conduct of the holder.

The School reserves the right not to award any or all of the scholarships available.