Indigenous Scholarship

The Mark Butler MP Higher Education Indigenous Scholarship is an annual scholarship open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who live in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide and enrol in post school qualification at a recognised institution for 2018.

This scholarship is available to both commencing and continuing tertiary students.
The value of the scholarship is $2500.
The successful student will also be invited to engage in a tailored mentoring program which will focus on community engagement and leadership.

Nominations open 9 October 2017

Applicants will be assessed by an independent panel.
Applicants are required to write a personal statement of no more than 500 words.

Please take the following points into consideration:
• Your motivation to undertake study in your chosen field.
• Your commitment to future involvement in community leadership.

Applicants must provide a signed referee form and statement.

Please note:

Applications open 9 October, 2017                             Applications close 12 January, 2018

For a copy of the application form, please email