Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship

The Wangan and Jagalingou Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship will support one student of Wangan and Jagalingou or Aboriginal descent entering their first or second year of study in any Bachelor degree course (including Honours) at CQUniversity.

Scholarship details

Value: $50,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates

Closed

Open: 01/10/2020
Close: 29/01/2021

Options


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • Central Queensland University

Study level:

  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Location:

  • QLD

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive a Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
Be enrolled or intending to enrol at CQUniversity in Term 2, 2021;
Be enrolled in any VET Cert III, VET Cert IV, VET Diploma, Undergraduate or Postgraduate degrees with a full-time study duration of at least 1 year;
Be able to provide evidence that they belong to the Clermont Belyando Area Native Title Claim Group (formerly known as the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owner Group) and/ or is an Aboriginal person who has resided within the area of the Clermont Belyando Area Native Title Claim for more than one year;
Be enrolled at Census Date Term 2, 2021;
Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
Not be receiving another CQUniversity Scholarship of similar or higher value.

How to Apply

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:
Written submission;
Evidence of academic achievements or unofficial transcript;
Evidence of community involvement, exemplary work or demonstration of leadership;
Resume;
Evidence of belonging to the Clermont Belyando Area Native Title Claim Group, or Confirmation of Aboriginality, and evidence of residing in the Clermont Belyando Area Native Title Claim Group area for more than one year.

Further Information

As a donor scholarship recipient, you may be approached to assist with positively promoting the Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund and CQUniversity Scholarships Program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media and at events such as Open Day.