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Campbell Weston Perry Indigenous PhD Scholarship 2015, Australia


A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with an honours degree qualification, who is currently undertaking postgraduate coursework or a postgraduate research degree at the University of Sydney.

This scholarship uses donated funds from the estate of the late Jean Swirles, in memory of Campbell Weston Perry, the late Jean Swirles’ son.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in the circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Applicants must be of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background

Award amount: The scholarship is valued at $30,000 per annum (tax exempt), renewable for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress. For applicants enrolled in a PhD, up to $20,000 will also be available over the candidature period to cover research expenses.

How to apply: The Indigenous Student Support Service is able to assist you with your study related enquiries by connecting you with academic staff. Please contact Ms. Mary Waria on (02) 8627 8557or send an email to

Please review the
conditions of award, complete the application form, provide a one-page personal statement (on page 2 of the application form), attach a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and provide the names and contact details of at least two referees.

Submit the completed application form to:
Scholarships and Financial Support Services
Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building
University of Sydney, NSW, 2006


All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application in August 2015.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 31 July 2015

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