Newmont Boddington Gold

Newmont Kalyagool Kadadjiny Scholarships 

Newmont Boddington Gold (NBG) have developed the Newmont Kalyagool Kadadjiny Scholarships to provide financial support to Aboriginal students enrolled in full-time study at Murdoch University, who aspire to work in the mining industry.

Number:

One scholarship is available

Value:

$24,000

Closes:

Monday 5th March 2018, 4.00pm (Australian WST)


Payment:

Each semester the successful scholarship recipient will receive a $500 book voucher, $1,500 payment after the HECS census date and then $2,000 on successful completion of the semester, to a total value of $8,000 each year!

Eligibility:

To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be of Aboriginal descent
  • Be intending to enrol, or be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at any one of Murdoch University’s campuses
More info:

How to apply

1 Download and complete the application form
2 Email the following documents to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au
  • Completed application form
  • A statement of no more than 300 words that demonstrates the following:
    • How your unit/course is related to the mining industry and of benefit to the community;
    • Careers aspirations; and
    • Identify your linkage to country.
  • Academic and/or work reference; and
  • Community involvement reference that includes support of linkage to country (these may be separate if necessary)

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: how your course relates to the mining industry and is of benefit to the community, your career aspirations and your linkage to country.
  • A written reference from two people who are qualified to comment on your academic studies, including former employers, and appropriate members of the community who can verify your contribution to the community.
  • Preference will be given to students from the South West of West Australia with specific cultural linkage to the Gnaala Karla Booja Native Title Claimant Group and/or other Noongar people.

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