Charlie Perkins Scholarship Applications Open

Posted: October 13th, 2014

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Applications for the Charlie Perkins Scholarship are now open.

The scholarship is awarded to outstanding Indigenous Scholars to study at Oxford or Cambridge universities in the United Kingdom. The value the scholarship differs depending on the recpients course of study. It will cover full university and college fees, travel costs and an annual stipend to cover living expenses.

YMAC employees Jessica Hutchens and Tamara Murdock were among last year’s scholars, and are now commencing their first year of the scholarship. Tamara is pursuing a Master’s of Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Management, and Jessica will be pursuing Doctorate in Fine Arts.

Applications close Friday 28 November 2014. For more information on the Charlie Perkins Scholarship and how to apply click here.