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Indigenous Consultative Committee Student Awards

The awards have been developed in recognition of leadership, academic and role-model qualities within the ECU Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student cohort and aims to identify and celebrate those outstanding individuals within our University's student community.

There are two award categories: Inspiration and Leadership.

Each prize is valued at $1,000 and are presented annually to worthy recipients at the annual Rock Solid Foundations Alumni Sundowner event - held this year on Friday, 30 November 2018.

Applications for the 2018 awards will open shortly.

The Awards

The Inspiration Award

Recognises a current ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student, who embraces the experience of University and is an inspirational role model to their peers.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstration of commitment to studies at ECU
  2. Has overcome challenges to succeed at ECU
  3. Exhibits an ability to balance work and study life.

Eligibility

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Be currently enrolled as an ECU student in a degree course; and
  • Have at least six months remaining before course completion.

The Leadership Award

Recognises the efforts of a current ECU Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student, who takes responsibility for contributing in a positive way to their own and other people’s lives within the University Community and beyond.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstration of leadership qualities within ECU
  2. Range of participation/and or support for University activities
  3. Demonstrated a positive impact made on University community.

Eligibility

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • Be currently enrolled as an ECU student in a degree course;
  • Have at least six months remaining before course completion;
  • Study full-time on-campus; and
  • Attain satisfactory academic progress.
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