Morey Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  James Cook University

 Scholarship Name:  Morey Scholarship

 Description:  The scholarship was established in 2013 by Senator Sue Boyce who believes a strong focus on education is the single most important long-term answer to many of the problems encountered by Australia’s indigenous population. The scholarship assists Torres Strait Islander women who intend to return to live and work in the Torres Strait (including the communities of the Northern Peninsula) to undertake undergraduate study at James Cook University. The name of the scholarship acknowledges Senator Boyce’s late paternal great-grandfather, Frederick E Morey, who owned and operated pearling luggers based at Thursday Island before World War II.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass), Diploma, Enabling course

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $6,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $6,000 to be paid in 2 equal instalments.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Female

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Torres Strait Islander women or Aboriginal women living in the Torres Strait; be commencing or continuing undergraduate or tertiary access studies; be studying at a James Cook University campus or study centre (excluding Brisbane and Singapore); be enrolled full-time; intend to return to work in the Torres Strait; and have not previously completed a degree.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: Central Queensland QLD: North Queensland

 Closing Date:  31 January

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 7 47815528

 Contact Email:

 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

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