Taplin Indigenous Bursary for International Education

The Taplin Indigenous Bursary for International Education has been established by Emeritus Professor John Taplin to support the expenses of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students or staff involving engagement with other First-Nations peoples overseas.

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Semester

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates

Closed

Open: 15/01/2021
Close: 26/02/2021

Options


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Adelaide

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Short executive courses

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Location:

  • SA

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be and identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person undertaking study as a Commonwealth supported student and must remain enrolled on a full time or part time basis or be a staff member.

How to Apply

Student applications are to be submitted using the online form.

Staff applicants, please contact Sarah Harvey in Wirltu Yarlu on 8313 0072 or sarah.harvey@adelaide.edu.au

Further Information

The recipients must use the bursary funds only for the following purposes:
To undertake and engage in a project in a country with First Nation peoples (with a preference for New Zealand and Canada) that is relevant to issues facing Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people; or
to attend a conference or visit relevant centres to investigate issues of relevance to Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people; and
For legitimate costs associated with travel to the study project or conference such as airfares, accommodation and program expenses

Selection of the successful candidates will be made according to academic merit ensuring funds are used to support study projects with First-Nations peoples with a preference for programs in Canada or New Zealand. Academic merit for commencing students will be determined according to ATAR or equivalent scores. Academic merit for continuing students will be determined according to students’ cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) or equivalent scores.