Elizabeth Cookson Memorial Bursary

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  James Cook University

 Scholarship Name:  Elizabeth Cookson Memorial Bursary

 Description:  The Elizabeth Cookson Memorial Bursary was established by The Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences. The bursary is offered by the Cookson family in memory of Mrs Elizabeth Cookson, a student at the Cairns campus who sadly passed away before completing her course. The family would like to see their mother remembered in a positive and proactive way that expresses her belief in the value of academic research supporting the Indigenous peoples of Australia.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours)

 Study Fields:  Humanities & Social Sciences, Language & Literature

 Subjects:  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander linguistics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, Anthropology, History

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $500

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $500, or an amount determined by the Selection Committee from time to time.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Australian South Sea Islander students; be entering the honours year in the field of study of anthropology, history, Indigenous Australian studies or literature; and be examining an issue of relevance to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or South Sea Islander culture. Selection is based on academic merit or potential and character.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: North Queensland

 Closing Date:  15 March

 Number Per Year:  1

 Scholarship Website:  http://www.jcu.edu.au/scholarships/specific/JCU_137445.html (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 7 47815528

 Contact Email:  scholarships@jcu.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  James Cook University

 Provider Phone:  61 1800 246446

 Provider Fax:  61 7 47816295

 Provider Website:  http://www.jcu.edu.au (opens in new window)