Roni Ellis Indigenous Study Award

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Canberra

 Scholarship Name:  Roni Ellis Indigenous Study Award

 Description:  The Roni Ellis Indigenous Study Award is dedicated to the memory of Roni Ellis, an Indigenous employee of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), who died of leukaemia in 2000. Roni managed the promotion of Australia’s Indigenous culture and art abroad. She was instrumental in building understanding of Indigenous culture and history. Through this award, DFAT supports Roni’s desire that Indigenous people be assisted in the pursuit of their educational and career goals.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,000.

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; be enrolled in an undergraduate degree; have completed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program at the Ngunnawal Centre and University of Canberra College; and attach a 500 word statement outlining their work/volunteer history, career goals, challenges faced and how they have overcome them and how the scholarship money will assist them.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – Australian Capital Territory

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships and Prizes Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 301727

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Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Canberra

 Provider Phone:  61 2 62015111

 Provider Fax:  61 2 62015391

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