Pratt Foundation Bursary
Established in 2004 by a grant from the Pratt Foundation which was established by the philanthropists Richard and Jeanne Pratt.
One bursary valued at $2,500 is available each year, paid in one lump sum.
This bursary is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
- Postgraduate coursework students
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
Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:
- Written statement
- Written references
The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office, in consultation with the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate.
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.