Newmont Boddington Gold

Newmont Kalyagool Kadadjiny Scholarships 

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

Some of the professional career opportunities at Newmont include Communications, Government and Community Relations, Finance and Accounting, Health, Safety and Environment, Geology and Metallurgy, Management and Human Resources, Information Technology and Supply Chain.


One scholarship is available




Open:  Monday 30 September, 2019
Closes:  Sunday 01 March, 2020


Each semester the successful scholarship recipient will receive a $1,500 payment after the Census date and then $2,000 on successful completion of the semester, to a total value of $7,000 each year!


To apply for this scholarship you must comply with all of the below:

  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander 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
  • 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.