The Sir Roland Wilson (SRW) Foundation Pat Turner scholarship (Coursework) provides high performing Indigenous Australian Public Service (APS) employees a 1-2-year full pay scholarship at ANU to undertake a postgraduate coursework program.
The Foundation is a body within the ANU and has the following functions:
Scholars continue to receive their APS agency salary
Payments made for 2 years
Student levelsPostgraduate coursework, Graduate Certificate, Master Degree
Selection basesAcademic merit, Indigenous
Ongoing eligibilityContinuation based on full-time study load
The Award is available each year to an ANU student who:
*Any questions about participating APS agencies should be directed to the Foundation.
Scholars enter into a Deed of Agreement with their APS agency stipulating the conditions under which the scholarship will proceed, and are paid their normal salary by their agency. Taxation, superannuation and other employment conditions continue to apply. Additionally, scholars have access to a professional development fund of up to $5,000 over the course of the scholarship.
At least 3 per annum will be offered. The payments will be made for 1-2 years.
The scholarship application is submitted on the prescribed form which is available on the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation website.
Applications for the SRW Pat Turner Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship are accepted for commencement in either Semester 1 or Semester 2 each year.