Cape York Scholarships

In line with the delivery of the Peninsula Developmental Road projects, the Department of Transport and Main Roads is partnering with the Cape York Land Council to offer 2 scholarships in 2017.

Scholarship Value: $10,000 per year

Length of Scholarship: Up to 4 years, while studying full-time

Number Available: 2

Opening Date: 01 February 2017

Closing Date: 22 February 2017

Study LevelAdvanced Diploma; Associate Degree; Bachelor; Graduate Certificate; Graduate Diploma; Undergraduate; Postgraduate (Course work)
Year of StudyFirst Year; 2nd year; 3rd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, students must:
  • be an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander, with a traditional or historical connection to country around the Peninsula Developmental Road
  • be studying an eligible tertiary qualification full-time in 2017 (tertiary scholarships).
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Selection Criteria

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Additional Information

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Supporting Documentation

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How to apply

Scan the whole Application Form, along with the required report card/academic record if applicable, and any other attachments.

Email to by 11:59pm on Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Full instructions for how to apply can be found in the application form.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

Please refer to the application form.

Donor details

Department of Transport and Main Roads