Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Health Scholarships

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 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

No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 Semester
Level of study:
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
  Semester 2
Study Area:


To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • intend to enrol or are currently enrolled at Murdoch University in an undergraduate course within the health or human services disciplines in 2020
  • Circumstances of personal and/or financial hardship may be taken into consideration.
  • be an Australian citizen.
  • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Contact Kulbardi Student Support Coordinator for more information.

How to Apply

Compile the required documents, including the completed application form, and email them to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au by the closing date.

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

Payment Method

Monetary payments will be made fortnightly directly to the successful recipient's nominated bank account during the applicable semester.

Kulbardi Laptop Scheme - Laptop will be provided to you by the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre.

Scholarship Value:
To be confirmed
Opening Date:
03 May 2021
Closing Date:
09 Aug 2021
Student Type:
  • Domestic