BHP Billiton Iron Ore Indigenous Scholarship Program

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Scholarship Name:  BHP Billiton Iron Ore Indigenous Scholarship Program

 Description:  BHP Billiton Iron Ore Ltd offers up to 5 scholarships per year to provide financial assistance to Indigenous students enrolled, or enrolling, in an undergraduate degree in one of the specified fields of study.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $17,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at approximately $17,000 per year for the duration of the course, comprising of: residential accommodation fees at one of the Residential Colleges; a $4,000 living allowance; and a $1,000 ancillary allowance. Scholarship holders are also given the opportunity to participate in the BHP Billiton Mentor Program and vacation work with BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Indigenous descent; be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be experiencing financial hardship; be enrolled, or eligible to enrol, in an undergraduate degree course at UWA; and be a resident in University Hall or another residential college.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage

 Study Location:  Australia – WA: Perth Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Mid December

 Number Per Year:  5

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Undergraduate Scholarship Enquiries

 Contact Phone:  61 8 64882807

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Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Australia

 Provider Phone:  61 8 64886000

 Provider Fax:  61 8 64881919

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