Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship

16 October 2019

OPENS

31 January 2020

CLOSES

1

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Indigenous

SUPPORT TYPE

Australian Capital Territory | New South Wales | Northern Territory | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia

LOCATIONS

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

~$28,092

OPEN

Established in the year 2000 by the Federal Government, The Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship is Australia’s most prestigious scholarship for Indigenous Australians to study Honours in Political Science (or related subjects) at any recognised Australian university.

Value

Approx. $28,092. The scholarship also includes up-front payments of the student contribution (undergraduate tuition fee) amounts relevant to the Honours year of study at the recipient’s university.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Neville Bonner Scholarship, candidates must:

  • be Indigenous Australians of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and are accepted as such by the Indigenous Australian community in which they live or have lived;
  • be Australian citizens; and
  • be currently enrolled (or have been enrolled) in a course of study leading to the award of a Degree of Bachelor with majors relevant to the enrolment in an Honours year in politics or political science (or related subjects) at a recognised Australian university.

Candidates must also have been offered a place in Honours in 2020 or have good reason to believe they will be offered a place.

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