NRMA Insurance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Value

$12,650 per year for the duration of the degree plus a paid internship

Eligibility

New or continuing students

Courses

Any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be commencing study or currently enrolled full-time in any year of any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University
  • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent:
    • Identify as an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander; and
    • be accepted as such by their local community.
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents

Applicants may use the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alternative Entry Program (opens in a new window).

Non-current school leaver applicants will be considered on the basis of work experience, educational qualifications and if relevant, their current GPA (minimum of 4).

NRMA Insurance Ltd

NRMA Insurance is committed to delivering on our purpose of ‘making your world a safer place’. This of course includes our First Peoples. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, businesses and communities will be safer, stronger and more confident as we partner with Indigenous-led solutions and engage the passion of our people. Our partnership with Western Sydney University aligns with our purpose and supports the resilience, professional development and future opportunities for Indigenous university students.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Autumn 2019 applications for this scholarship are now open. To apply, please visit the Applicant Portal (opens in a new window).

Applications close 31 January 2019.