The Rotary Soukup Galuwa NT Scholarship
Three (3) years
The Scholarship aims to support a young Indigenous student by alleviating some key financial pressures and providing them with means to succeed in their undergraduate studies at UTS.
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
- be under 30 years of age at the commencement of the relevant academic year at the time of award; and
- be commencing their first year in the Jumbunna Unistart Program or any UTS undergraduate course during the calendar year the Scholarship is awarded (including students who are commencing Bachelor degree after completing the Jumbunna Unistart Program, Jumbunna Pathways Program or an Insearch diploma); and
- apply for this Scholarship online using the UTS Scholarship Application Form.
- Motivation to succeed in the nominated UTS course, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application;
- Initiative in extra-curricular and non-academic activities, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application;
- Potential for the receipt of the Scholarship increasing the likelihood the candidate will be able to complete the UTS course at higher level of performance than would otherwise be the case, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
- have participated in the UTS Galuwa experience;
- are experiencing any long-term educational barriers and/or personal hardship including:
- financial hardship, low socio-economic status;
- regional or remote background (within the last two – three years), particularly the Northern Territory;
- sole parent responsibilities;
- carer responsibilities;
- long-term medical condition, disability, or ongoing effects of abuse.
Students wishing to demonstrate long-term educational barriers and/or personal hardship may submit a Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship application or a personal statement outlining their circumstances together with supporting documentation.
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For the full details of this scholarship please see the Conditions of Award