International Study Tour
About The Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour
Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student or graduate interested in postgraduate study overseas? Why not consider applying for the Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour?
Applications have been exteded and close on 16 June 2017!
In August 2015 Tamara Murdock, a descendant of the Noongar and Yindjibarndi peoples of WA was awarded the inaugural Murray Chapman Memorial Indigenous Land Management Scholarship. Tamara was also a recipient of a 2014 Charlie Perkins Scholarship after being a member of the Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour in 2013. In October, she will commence the second year of an MPhil in Geography and the Environment at Green Templeton College, Oxford.
Sharon Davis Excerpt from Speech at the 2014 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour Reception
Sharon Davis ( 2012 Aurora Scholar, 2013 Roberta Sykes Scholar) congratulated the 2014 Scholars and talked about the impact of her own experience on the 2012 Study Tour and the importance of building a community of support amongst Indigenous Scholars.
Excerpt from Leila Smith's speech at the 2014 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour Reception
Leila Smith (2012 Aurora Scholar, 2013 Charlie Perkins Scholar) shared two personal stories that to her demonstrated the significance of the Study Tour in creating opportunities and a safe space for Indigenous Scholars, and offered her congratulations to the 2014 Scholars.