NRMA Insurance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship
NRMA Insurance is committed to delivering on our purpose of ‘making your world a safer place’. This of course includes our First Peoples. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, businesses and communities will be safer, stronger and more confident as we partner with Indigenous-led solutions and engage the passion of our people. Our partnership with Western Sydney University aligns with our purpose and supports the resilience, professional development and future opportunities for Indigenous university students. The value of this scholarship is $12,650 per year for the duration of the degree plus a paid internship.
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How to apply
Externally managed. Apply at https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/opportunities/scholarships/all_uws_scholarships/NRMAINS
Be commencing study or currently enrolled full-time in any year of any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University;
Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent:
Identify as an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander; and
be accepted as such by their local community;
Be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Applicants may use the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alternative Entry Program.
Non-current school leaver applicants will be considered on the basis of work experience, educational qualifications and if relevant, their current GPA (minimum of 4).
How to Apply
Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant’s background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.
Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.