Alumni Garrawi Scholarship

Alumni Garrawi Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate student of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Value: $2,500 tenable for one year only.

ApplicationApplications for 2018 open 19 August 2017 and close 5 January 2018

The Macquarie University Garrawi Indigenous Scholarship was established in 2005 to encourage Indigenous students to undertake postgraduate studies at Macquarie University. It is awarded to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated commitment to Indigenous community advancement.

Eligibility criteria for this scholarship includes:

  • academic Merit;
  • aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • enrolled or intending to enrol in a postgraduate coursework program;
  • demonstrated commitment to course work;
  • demonstrated commitment to Indigenous community advancement;
  • demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • capacity to triumph over hardship which may include: financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibilities, non- English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long-term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area.
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