Curtin Moordtij Yorga Scholarship

19 July 2019

OPENS

15 November 2019

CLOSES

1

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Indigenous | Women

SUPPORT TYPE

Western Australia

LOCATIONS

Art & Design | Business & Law | Education | Humanities | IT & Communication | Medicine & Health | Rural & Agriculture | STEM

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$30,000

EXPIRED

The Moordtij Yorga Scholarship will support female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students that demonstrate strong leadership potential. The scholarship will be available to either future students or current students transitioning from one of Curtin’s Centre of Aboriginal Studies Enabling Courses into a Curtin undergraduate degree program.

Value

The Moordtij Yorga Scholarship will provide support for up to a maximum of three years (based on a full-time study load of 200 credits per year) with a total value of up to $30,000 paid as a cash stipend of $5,000 per semester (part-time enrolment will reduce payment amount). The amount can be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses or general living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for a Moordtij Yorga Scholarship:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Female
  • Will be commencing 1st year of an undergraduate degree at Curtin University in 2020
  • Will be enrolled either full-time (a minimum 75 credits per semester) or part-time (a minimum 50 credits per semester)
  • Have a minimum ATAR of 70
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills or potential

Note:

  • Preference will be given to students from remote/regional communities and/or mature age students.
  • Students transitioning from one of Curtin’s Centre of Aboriginal Studies Enabling Courses into an undergraduate degree program at Curtin University in 2020 are eligible to apply.

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