The Bendi Lango initiative was established by the Australian Psychological Society to support postgraduate psychology students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent in difficult financial circumstances. The initiative aims to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologists and facilitate their contribution to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous communities.
Applications for 2015 have now closed. Applications for 2016 will open in November 2015.
The Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers two annual scholarships to talented Indigenous Australians for postgraduate study at either the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. The scholarships are directed at Indigenous Australians who have the potential to become leaders in their chosen fields and in their communities.
Applications for the Charlie Perkins Scholarships are NOW OPEN. Applications open at 9am AEST on Monday 3 August 2015, and close at 5pm AEST on Monday 14 December 2015.
The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme has been established to help address the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in health professions and assist in increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with professional health qualifications
Applications are now open and will close on 12 October 2015.