This scholarship has been established to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking the Master of Educational Leadership course at ACU.
Australian Indigenous Higher Degree Research Scholarships
In 2019 the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) called for applications from Indigenous people seeking to undertake a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) degree at the University of New England.
This scholarship value is $37,177 p.a (2021) for three years for a Doctoral degree; or two years for a Research Masters. In addition, candidates will be eligible to apply to Research Services for an additional $7,000.00 per year for cultural supervision and/or mentoring.
Selection of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Scholarships is based on the following:
Academic merit as indicated by a Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent;
Significant research experience undertaken in a community or professional capacity;
Capacity to successfully undertake higher degree research and to make a timely completion in the course at the required standard.