Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Health Scholarships
NOTE: Please do not complete the form if you already applied or were in receipt of these scholarships in S2, 2022. As long as you still meet the terms and conditions including academic progression & being enrolled in a minimum of 6 points you will automatically receive the payment for S1, 2023 however the payment amount may differ
If you are in receipt of the scholarships from S2, 2022 and your circumstances have changed please complete a change of circumstance form
Kulbardi was first established in 1988 as the Aboriginal Education Unit for Murdoch University, the centre was named the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre by respected Elder Ralph Winmar. Kulbardi, pronounced ‘Kool-bar-dee’, is the Noongar word for magpie.
The Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre has a vital role in assisting the University to meet its commitment to the education of Indigenous people.
The Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Health Scholarships are open to all Indigenous students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate course within the health or human services disciplines. This includes, but is not limited to: Chiropractic, Psychology and Nursing.
Awarded in categories of:
- Kulbardi Education Assistance
- Kulbardi Childcare Support Scheme
- Kulbardi Accommodation Assistance
- Kulbardi Laptop Scheme
The scholarship payment amount will vary each semester depending on the availability of funding. There will be no set amount each semester.
If you are enrolling in the Kulbardi K-Track programme please see the Kulbardi Student Support Coordinator for information about scholarships for this course.
To apply for this scholarship you must:
- be an Australian citizen
- be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
- intend to enrol or are currently enrolled at Murdoch University in an undergraduate or postgraduate course within the health or human services disciplines
- circumstances of personal and/or financial hardship may be taken into consideration.
- If you have residential costs paid for by Abstudy you are not eligible to apply for the Accommodation scholarship
- If you have been previously been awarded the Commonwealth scholarship you may still be eligible for the Kulbardi Laptop Scheme.
- Circumstances of personal and/or financial hardship may also be taken into consideration.
How to Apply
Complete the online application form below and attach the required documents by the closing date.
This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:
- complete the application form (please note: Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Success Scholarship & Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Health Scholarship are in the one application).
- personal statement
- Payments will be made each semester across your undergraduate degree (3-4 years) or postgraduate course if you continue to meet the terms and conditions of the scholarship. The payment amount may change each semester depending on the availability of funding.
- Scholarship payments for each semester will be made after the Census date of that semester.
- Kulbardi Laptop Scheme – laptop will be provided to you by the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre.