Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship
to be eligible to apply for the 2015 Neville Bonner Scholarship, candidates must:
- be Indigenous Australians of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and are accepted as such by the Indigenous Australian community in which they live or have lived;
- be Australian citizens; and
- be currently enrolled (or have been enrolled) in a course of study leading to the award of a Degree of Bachelor with majors relevant to the enrolment in an Honours year in politics or political science (or related subjects) at a recognised Australian university.
Candidates must also have been offered a place in Honours in 2015 or have good reason to believe they will be offered a place.
academic achievement of the student
the suitability of the applicant for an Honours year of study as assessed by the referees
the relevance of the proposed Honours research project to the Scholarship objectives
the student's aspirations including expressed interest in service to the Indigenous community
other criteria as included from time to time by the Selection Committee.