Gnaala Karla Booja Scholarship Programme

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead.
Newmont Australia is committed to reconciliation. The Gnaala Karla Booja Scholarship Programme supports the delivery of Newmont Australia's inclusion and diversity targets, its Reconciliation Action Plan and the specific commitments related to tertiary scholarships and secondary education engagement for Gnaala Karla Booja – Noongar students.
Newmont Australia
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
3 or 4 years
Level of study:
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Postgraduate
Semester Availability:
  • Semester 1
Study Area:
  • Business
  • Engineering and Energy
  • Environmental and Conservation Sciences
  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology


To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (must have cultural linkages to Gnaala Karla Booja - Noongar community)
  • be enrolled in one of the following courses - Engineering – Electrical Power; Renewable Energy; Engineering Technology, Business – Accounting; Finance; Commerce, Human Resources Management; Human Resource Management and Analytics, Sciences – Conservation and Wildlife Biology; Environmental Management and Sustainability; Environmental Science, Arts – Community Development; Sociology; Sustainable Development;  Information Technology & Business – Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems; Business Information Systems; Computer Science; Internetworking and Network Security
  • study full-time or part-time with extenuating circumstances

How to Apply

Please email your completed application and the required documentation below to

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to:

  1. complete the application form
  2. provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining
    • why you would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship
    • how the scholarship will assist you to be successful in your studies

Payment Method

Payments will be made directly into your nominated bank account in the following instalments:

  • $4,000 in week 7 or 8 of the semester you are awarded
  • $4,000 in week 7 or 8 of the consecutive second semester

These payments are subject to acceptance and ongoing compliance with the terms and conditions.