UON Koiki Eddie Mabo Scholarship

1 October 2019

OPENS

6 March 2020

CLOSES

1

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Indigenous

SUPPORT TYPE

New South Wales

LOCATIONS

Medicine & Health

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$25,000

OPEN

This scholarship was established in 2001, from a trust fund established in memory of Koiki Eddie Mabo. This fund was graciously established by Dr Roger Riordan AM. The aim is to provide a scholarship fund that can be used for the purpose of assisting any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student who is studying in the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

Value

The scholarship will provide an annual benefit of $5,000, payable as instalments of $2,500 following each semester census date provided ongoing eligibility criteria are met.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of an undergraduate degree (including honours) with the Faculty of Health and Medicine at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic progress either by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent required for entry for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by your community.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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