Broome

  • The Aboriginal Health Tertiary Access and Support Program Scholarships

    Value: $5,000 plus $1,500 for material support and resources

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide support for Aboriginal students to access and attain tertiary qualifications in health related disciplines offered within the following Schools:

    a. School of Health Sciences;
    b. School of Medicine;
    c. School of Nursing and Midwifery; or
    d. School of Physiotherapy.

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information, please call Professor David Paul on (08) 9433 0525 or email david.paul@nd.edu.au

    Scholarship Guidelines

  • The Catenian Association (Province 20) Youth Scholarship Broome

    Value: $2,000 

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus whose educational opportunities are limited due to financial or economic hardship.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
    b. Be enrolled full time at the The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome;
    c. Be 18 to 24 years of age; 
    d. Demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as financial need; and
    e. Demonstrate how the award of the Scholarship would assist the applicant in addressing the limitations referred to in (d).

    Applications are now closed.

    For further information please call the Development Manager on (08) 9433 0692 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au.

    Scholarship Conditions

  • The Catherine King Scholarship in Nursing

    Value: $2,000

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist Indigenous Australian students studying a Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome Campus.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be an Indigenous Australian;
    b. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
    c. Be enrolled full time in the Diploma of Nursing on the Broome Campus;
    d. Be of Good Standing in accordance with the University's General Regulations; 
    e. Demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as financial need; and
    f. Demonstrate how the award of the Scholarship would assist the applicant in addressing the limitations referred to in (e).

    Applications close Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 5pm

    For further information please call the Development Manager on (08) 9433 0692 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au.

    Scholarship Conditions

    Application Form

  • The Fr PJ McGuire Scholarship

    Value: $2,500

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to support students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, with a preference for Kimberley students, studying at the Broome, Fremantle or Sydney Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

    a. Be and state that he/she identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and is recognised by his/her community as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
    b. Be enrolled or accepted for enrolment in an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or VET course at The University of Notre Dame Australia;
    c. Be able to demonstrate that the award of the Scholarship would assist their educational opportunities;
    d. Demonstrate academic merit;
    e. Demonstrate personal commitment and motivation to succeed in their study; and
    f. Be undertaking their studies internally.

    Applications are now closed

    For further information, please call the Development Manager on (08) 9433 0692 or email scholarships@nd.edu.au.

    Scholarship Conditions

External scholarships

Outside of the scholarships offered by Notre Dame, the following scholarships are offered externally. Students can access a number of external scholarships from organisations not affiliated with the University. It is recommended to visit the individual websites below to find out more information about the scholarship including application and eligibility requirements. The University of Notre Dame Australia is not responsible for the contents of the linked websites.

  • The Aurora Project - Indigenous Scholarships

    The purpose of the Aurora Project is to provide undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Australia and overseas. Scholarships range in value from a $500 one-off payment to $100,000 paid over the duration of a student's course.

    For more information, please visit the Indigenous Scholarships Portal

  • The Aurora Project - Native Title Internship Program

    The purpose of the Internship Program is to facilitate individual professional development by building career experiences and opportunities in the Native Title and Indigenous sector, and to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous sector organisations by attracting and retaining talented Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Students and graduates from Australian universities of a variety of disciplines may be eligible for the Program.

    For more information and application details please visit the Aurora Project website.

  • Australian College of Nursing Government Scholarships

    The purpose of these Scholarships is to provide financial support to students undertaking further study in nursing. ACN offers grants in the following areas, ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 in value:

    a. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Health Scholarships;
    b. Aged Care Nursing Scholarship (ACNS);
    c. Emergency Department Scholarships;
    d. Non Clinical Administrative Staff in Emergency Departments;
    e. Clinical Placements; and
    f. Aboriginal Medical Services.

    For further information and for eligibility and application details please visit the ACN website.

  • Australian Federation of Graduate Women

    The purpose of the Federation is to provide financial assistance for women to undertake university studies. The following fellowships, grants and bursaries are available:

    a. National AFGW Fellowships;
    b. AFGW State and Territory Association scholarships; and
    c. Graduate Women International (formerly IFUW) fellowships and grants.

    For further information and application details please visit the Australian Federation of Graduate Women website.

  • Australian University Scholarships

    Australian universities offer a range of postgraduate scholarships to international students. The course of study and financial support is determined by the university.

    For further information and application details please contact the relevant university or visit the Study Assist website.

  • Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust

    Value: $3,000 - $5,000

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to help the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through tertiary education.

    For further information and application details please visit the Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust website.

  • The Charlie Perkins Scholarships

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist postgraduates of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent to study either at Oxford or Cambridge universities for up to three years.

    For further information and application details please visit the Perkins Trust website.

  • Department of Health Scholarships

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to support nursing or midwifery students. Postgraduate scholarships are also available for registered nurses and midwives who are currently working within the WA public health system.

    For more information please visit the Department of Health website.

  • Fulbright Scholarships

    The Fulbright Program is the flagship foreign exchange scholarship program of the United States of America, aimed at increasing binational collaboration, cultural understanding, and the exchange of ideas. Born in the aftermath of WWII, the program was proposed by Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. Since then the Fulbright Program has become the largest educational exchange program in the world, operating in over 160 countries and with an alumni network of over 370,000 former recipients (5,000 of them under the Australian-American program).

    Opportunities for Australian citizens:

    Opportunities for U.S. American citizens:

    Applications are now closed. Information on the 2019 round coming soon.

    Contact our Fulbright Advisers in your campus.

    For further information please visit www.fulbright.org.au

    This grant requires internal clearance via the University Staff Research Grant Preliminary Clearance Form process before submission. Please contact the University Research Office now to express your interest to apply and for support in developing your application:

    Sydney Research Office
    Dr Qian Garrett
    Tel: 02 8204 4242
    Email: qian.garrett@nd.edu.au
    Fremantle & Broome Research Office
    Dr Heather Clarke
    Tel: 08 9433 0900
    Email: heather.clarke@nd.edu.au

    The Fulbright Program is the flagship foreign exchange scholarship program of the United States of America, aimed at increasing binational collaboration, cultural understanding, and the exchange of ideas. Born in the aftermath of WWII, the program was proposed by Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. Since then the Fulbright Program has become the largest educational exchange program in the world, operating in over 160 countries and with an alumni network of over 370,000 former recipients (5,000 of them under the Australian-American program).

    Opportunities for Australian citizens:

    Opportunities for U.S. American citizens:

    Applications are now closed. Information on the 2019 round coming soon.

    Contact our Fulbright Advisers in your campus.

    For further information please visit www.fulbright.org.au

    This grant requires internal clearance via the University Staff Research Grant Preliminary Clearance Form process before submission. Please contact the University Research Office now to express your interest to apply and for support in developing your application:

    Sydney Research Office
    Dr Qian Garrett
    Tel: 02 8204 4242
    Email: qian.garrett@nd.edu.au
    Fremantle & Broome Research Office
    Dr Heather Clarke
    Tel: 08 9433 0900
    Email: heather.clarke@nd.edu.au
  • Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships

    The Commonwealth Scholarships Program is administered on behalf of the Australian Government by eligible higher education providers. The purpose of the Program is to assist students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

    For further information, please contact the Indigenous Student Support Officer on (08) 9433 0864 or email: carolyn.moylan@nd.edu.au.

    There are two types of Commonwealth Scholarships available. Some students may be eligible for both:

    1. Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)
      This scholarship assists with the costs or relocation and/or accommodation costs.
    2. Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs  Scholarship (ICECS)
      This scholarship assists students with the costs of studying.

    Eligibility for Scholarships

    Please use the Scholarship Conditions link below to check your eligibility. Please note there are additional criteria for the ICAS.

    Value of Scholarships

    Funding for the Scholarships is subject to change on a year by year basis. Scholarships will be allocated proportionate to need and assessed in accordance with the ISSP Needs Assessment Framework (Scholarships). Additional consideration is given to the requirement to relocate from a remote or regional area. Typical scholarship values are:

    1. ICAS – Funding is limited to $3,000.00 for a calendar year
    2. ICECS – Scholarships from $500 (low need) up to $2,500.00 (high need) for a calendar year

    Please note:

    1. Scholarships may be paid as a combination of cash and redeemable vouchers
    2. Scholarships will be paid in 2 parts, 50% each in Semesters 1 and 2 subject to continued enrolment
    3. You will be required to declare you still meet the eligibility requirements prior to your second payment in the year
    4. Scholarships awarded for the first time in the second semester of a year will be for that semester only and be pro-rated.

    Useful documents

    Please visit Indigenous Student Success Program | Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for further information.

  • Mary MacKillop Today Scholarships

    Value: $3,000 (up to 3 Scholarships)

    The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent to complete tertiary education and help close the gap on Indigenous disadvantage.

    For further information and application details please visit the Mary MacKillop Today website.

  • Motorhome Republic Scholarship

    Value: $2,500

    The purpose of this Scholarship is to to support new talent and those with a passion for the travel industry to forge their own path.

    To be eligible for the Scholarship applicants must:

    a. Be a part time or full time student; and
    b. Be a permanent resident or an Australian Citizen residing in Australia.

    For further information and for application details please visit the Motorhome Republic website.