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Lindsay Croft Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship

Value

$5,000

One (1) year

Status

Open

Open.
Opens
01/01/2019
Closes
01/04/2019

Overview

The intention of the scholarship is to award $5,000 to a commencing Indigenous student who is enrolled in a full-time postgraduate degree (coursework or research). The Scholarship is to acknowledge and celebrate their excellence in achievements in higher education.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Scholarship an applicant must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and provide either:
    • a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation; or
    • a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the applicant’s community who can confirm their identity and are not an immediate family member; and
  • have completed study in an undergraduate course, or advanced diploma, or have relevant experience which allows entry to a postgraduate degree where transcripts of all prior non-UTS study is required; and
  • be enrolled full time in the first year of a UTS postgraduate degree; and
  • apply for this scholarship online using the UTS Scholarship Application form.

Selection process

Recipients will be selected according to the following criteria:

  • Academic merit (based on previous studies);
  • Motivation to succeed in the nominated UTS course, as demonstrated in the scholarship application;
  • Commitment to benefiting the Indigenous community, as demonstrated in the scholarship application.

How to apply

Applications are currently open. To apply for this Scholarship please complete the online application form.

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527
Email: 
scholarships@uts.edu.au

Website: uts.edu.au/scholarships

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research
Phone: 1800 064 312
Email: 
atsirecruitment@uts.edu.au
Website: Jumbunna.uts.edu.au

Other information

For the full details of this scholarship please see the Conditions of Award.

To donate to this scholarship please visit: www.giving.uts.edu.au/donate/lindsay-croft