City of Mandurah Indigenous Scholarship

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to students from the Mandurah region who are intending to enrol or are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at Murdoch University Mandurah Campus or at South Street Campus

Number:

One scholarship is available.

Value:

$12,000
$4,000 per year up to 3 years

Closes:

Opens: Monday 1st October, 2018
Closes: Monday 4th March, 2019 4:00pm (Australian WST)

Payment:

The scholarship duration will be for up to 3 years.  Payment will be made in instalments of $2000 made in week 7 or 8 of each semester.

Eligibility:

To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • be a current resident of the City of Mandurah.
  • must be commencing or intending to commence an undergraduate course at Murdoch University Mandurah or South Street Campus
  •  must be facing financial and/or personal hardship
  • must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
Students must be able to demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement and be in Good Standing throughout the duration of Scholarship.
More info:

Other City of Mandurah Scholarships:

City of Mandurah Scholarship

If you are eligible, you are welcome to apply for more than one of the City of Mandurah scholarships.

How to apply

1 Download and save the application form.
2 Complete the form and save it under your name.
3 Email the following documents to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au
  • Completed application form
  • Academic Record from School
  • Written reference from one or two people who are qualified to comment on your academic studies, including former employers, or appropriate members of the community who can verify your community involvement and or leadership characteristics.
  • Personal statement of no more than 300 words that outlines personal or/and financial hardship (show evidence e.g. Payslips, tax notice of assessment or Centrelink income statement), personal skills,  examples of contributions made to the Mandurah Community and why you would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship.
  • If financial hardship, me statement).
  • Show evidence of residing in the Mandurah region

What happens next?

Your application will be ranked with other applications in an assessment of the combination of each of the following:

  • Your general eligibility
  • Your personal statement that outlines you leadership skills, examples of contributions made to the Peel community and why you would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship
  • A written reference from one or two people who are qualified to comment on your academic studies, including former employers, or appropriate members of the community who can verify your leadership characteristics and community involvement.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.