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.
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
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.
Scholars must have received a full letter of offer for their chosen ANU postgraduate program before being able to apply for this scholarship.