The University of Newcastle, Australia

Indigenous Alumni Award

The Indigenous Alumni Award recognises alumni whose outstanding contribution has demonstrated engagement and impact working with Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander communities.

Previous recipients include leaders who have made an impact in indigenous education, health and society.

Nominees must comply with the following selection criteria

  • Hold a minimum undergraduate Bachelor degree from the University of Newcastle
  • Demonstrate outstanding achievement and/or contribution made by an Indigenous graduate in their chosen field, characterised by initiative and excellence.
  • Only nominees who have established Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status will be considered for this award.

Nominations close Monday 11 May 2020

For help with the nomination process please view the Nomination guidelines and FAQs.

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Nominations now open!