Established in 2004 by a grant from the Pratt Foundation which was established by the philanthropists Richard and Jeanne Pratt.
Value One bursary valued at $2,500 is available each year, paid in one lump sum.
Eligibility This bursary is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Postgraduate coursework students
Required Documentation The following documents must be submitted with the application:
A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
how the Bursary could financially support the applicant's intended program of study;
how the applicant's intended program of study could potentially advantage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Written reference (academic) which addresses the above criteria
Written reference (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community) outlining the applicant's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and/or involvement in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
Selection Criteria Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
Selection Process The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office, in consultation with the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate.
Ongoing Requirements Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor explaining how the Bursary has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.