Pratt Foundation Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2004 by a grant from the Pratt Foundation which was established by the philanthropists Richard and Jeanne Pratt.

Application dates

Open Date: Thursday 06 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Merit

Value

The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.

There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Current Students Or Future Students

Eligibility

  • Citizenship: Australian citizens
  • Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Faculty: any
  • Course: any ACU postgraduate degree
  • Campus: any
  • Year level: any

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
    • Why have you chosen to undertake your degree? And what do you hope to achieve with it in the future?
    • How will obtaining your degree allow you to give back to the Indigenous community?
  • Written reference (academic)
  • 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:

  • Written statement
  • Written references

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 Scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October of each year.


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