This scholarship promotes Indigenous Australian studies by supporting the education of Indigenous Australian people in study relating to the life and works of Oodgeroo Noonuccal.
What you'll receive
There are two scholarships available, which will be paid as one-off payments.
The successful undergraduate student will receive $7,500.
The successful postgraduate student will receive $10,000.
Conditions for keeping the scholarship for postgraduate students includes:
About the scholarship
In recognition of a lifetime commitment to Indigenous peoples and her outstanding contributions to Australian literature, Oodgeroo Noonuccal was awarded three honorary doctorates by Australian universities.
She received two honorary doctorate awards for her contribution to Australian literature: a Doctorate of Letters from Macquarie University and a Doctor of the University from Griffith University.
In 1992 Oodgeroo received an honorary Doctorate from the Faculty of Education Queensland University of Technology for both her contribution to literature and in recognition of her work in the field of education.
This scholarship is an ongoing acknowledgment of these lifetime achievements.