Show Me The Way Blog

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Applications sought for MacKillop scholarships

Story courtesy the Koori Mail

APPLICATIONS for the Mary MacKillop Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarships are now open. And  for the first time, students can submit their application via video.

The scholarships include course fees and $3000 a year towards study expenses such as text books, IT costs, travel and accommodation.

Students can study any discipline at any level and at any recognised tertiary and further education provider in Australia.

Since 1998, more than 100 scholarship recipients have been supported to complete a tertiary degree.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, dedication and drive and academic merit and potential.

Applications close on August 31. More details are available HERE

Mary MacKillop scholarship recipient Stewart James, from Narrandera, NSW, is completing a Bachelor of Education.


The Koori Mail is a media partner of Show Me The Way.


Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards

17-Aug-2017

The inaugural national Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards have been launched with a mission to uncover everyday digital excellence and inspire Indigenous entrepreneurs, businesses and young people.

To be held at the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) on the 29 September 2017, the national awards will showcase IDX to corporate Australia.

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Curriculum revamp

THE draft Australian Curriculum attempts to move beyond, rather than entrench, a ‘black armband’ view of history, according to Aboriginal educator Chris Sarra.

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