Koiki Eddie Mabo Scholarship
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This scholarship was established in 2001, from a trust fund established in memory of Koiki Eddie Mabo. This fund was graciously established by Roger Riordan, Director of the computer virus detection company, Cybec Pty Ltd. The aim is to provide a scholarship fund that can be used for the purpose of assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are studying in the Faculty of Health at the University of Newcastle.
Roger was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2002 for service to the community, particularly through the provision of a range of scholarship funds, and to information technology as a pioneer in the field of computer antivirus software.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.
The scholarship is ongoing for the duration of the program from date of offer and provides a maximum benefit of $25,000 for a 5 year program.
The annual benefit of $5,000 is payable in two lump sum payments of $2,500 after the semester 1 and semester 2 census dates each year and provided ongoing eligibility is met.
Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents.
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308
Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759