The Department of Aboriginal Affairs formerly (The Department of Indigenous Affairs in conjunction with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission) have provided funds to The University of Western Australia ('the University') to award a scholarship in memory of the late Gloria Brennan, to assist Australian Aboriginal students to pursue an undergraduate degree course at the University.
- Status Closed
- Value $0.00
To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, an applicant must—
(a) Be an Australian citizen
(b) be Australian Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander;
(c) be a student in an undergraduate degree;
(d) be experiencing financial hardship;
(e) be enrolled, or eligible to enrol—
(i) full-time unless the selection body is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances4 which preclude full-time enrolment;
1 An Australian citizen or permanent resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or a New Zealand citizen.
2 An Australian Indigenous person is a person who:
* is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
* identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
* is accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which he or she lives or has lived.
3 Financial hardship may be demonstrated by an applicant being in receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment (such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, Abstudy, etc.) or by submitting a statement of financial hardship. See http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/students/undergrad/financial
To encourage Australian Aboriginal students to pursue an undergraduate degree course of study at the University.