Collette Tayler Indigenous Education Scholarship
This scholarship is open to first-year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) and (Early Childhood and Primary) students and students undertaking research involving Indigenous young children and families in the field of early childhood education. Established by the University of Melbourne, through the generous support of Professor Collette Tayler, one or more high-achieving Indigenous* Australians will receive a scholarship of $6,000 per year over the two-year duration of their course. If no such eligible candidates exist in any given year, or where sufficient funds allow, then the scholarship may also support research involving Indigenous young children and families in the field of early childhood education. Research applicants may be from any Graduate School at the University of Melbourne.
25 Sep 2017
16 Jan 2018
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $12,000
Applicable study areas
Education, teaching and training
Number of scholarships awarded
At least 1
What are the benefits?
The purpose of this scholarship is to further recognise Indigenous Australians and to support students in endeavours that promote excellent teaching of young Indigenous children, educational leadership and close collaboration with Indigenous leaders and/or communities. It is hoped that the scholarship can assist eligible students to research and develop educational experiences for young Indigenous children and their families. Advancing reconciliation, building understanding, and promoting the wellbeing of young Indigenous Australians is an overarching idea behind this scholarship.
One or more high-achieving Indigenous Australians* will receive a scholarship of $6,000 per year over the two-year duration of the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) or (Early Childhood and Primary), based on full-time enrollment.
*Australian citizen of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. The status of Indigenous Australians must be confirmed by Murrup Barak Melbourne's Institute for Indigenous Development.
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