The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship

Established in 2016 by a generous gift from the Steglick family, the Steglick Indigenous Women’s Scholarship aims to enhance the educational and health services available to Indigenous communities in remote, rural and regional areas.

The scholarship’s purpose is to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women who are undertaking teaching/education and/or health studies at the University of Sydney.

Scholarship details

Value: $6,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit
Women only

Areas of study:

  • Health services and support
  • Teacher education

At Institution:

  • University of Sydney

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must identify as a female Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015.

Applicants must be enrolled in, or have applied for admission to a full time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Sydney in the fields of teaching, education or health.

Preference will be given to applicants from rural, remote or regional areas in Australia and/or applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage.

Academic merit is also considered.

The recipient must maintain full-time enrolment which is 24 credit points per semester during the tenure of this Scholarship unless otherwise agreed upon with the Scholarships Office.

Further Information

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, and a personal statement to describe how your studies in the fields of teaching/education/and/or health would fulfil the aims of this scholarship which are to enhance the educational and health services available to Indigenous communities in remote, rural and regional areas.