Irene and David Davy Scholarship for Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

This scholarship is open to *Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander full time and part time students of the University of South Australia who are, or will be, undertaking the final year of an undergraduate program or an Honours year.

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates


Open: 25/01/2021
Close: 08/03/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of South Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • SA

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is valued at up to $5,000 and is awarded on the basis of academic merit, a written statement, supporting statement from your Program Director/Coordinator or Honours Supervisor or Head of School and community service. The applicant’s written statement should outline:

  • describe any community service that you have undertaken or intend to undertake in the near future
  • describe your family heritage and your connection to community
  • name of current program and reasons for studying it
  • academic achievements
  • future interests and intentions in your professional area after completion of your degree
  • reasons for applying for the scholarship

Further Information

Value: Up to $5,000 available to full-time or part-time students, split in two instalments after the Study Period 2 and 5 census dates. If the study load is part-time for any given semester, recipients receive the pro rata rate (half the full-time rate). Depending upon the stage at which the scholarship is received and progression, the recipient may not receive the full $5,000. Payments are not retrospective.