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Eveline Rosina Henty Scholarship

The Eveline Rosina Henty Scholarship was established to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to pursue full time studies in an approved course at any university or college of advanced education in Australia. Scholarship selection is based on financial need, academic merit and other related factors.

Application opening date: March 2017
Application closing date: April 2017
Method of application: Application form


Amount: up to $5000 can vary depending on funds available and / or needs of recipient

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

In order to be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a student of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • be enrolled/enrolling in full time study at any Western Australian University

Note: Students who are on federal or state cadetships or who are sponsored by government departments or organisations will not be considered


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study

  • Undergraduate bachelor courses
  • Enabling, preparation or orientation course

Applicant information

ECU students apply for this scholarship through UWA. As the scholarship is administered by UWA, all queries relating to application, eligibility, selection and payments should be directed to UWA - please see contact details below.

  • Applications should be typed or written in BLOCK LETTERS
  • Attach an original or certified copy of your qualifications, academic records or results (all original documents submitted will be returned)
  • You should also attach copies of your ABSTUDY or other income verifying your income for the year
  • Answer ALL questions AND also ensure that you answered the two statements required

Application forms are available from Indigenous Centres at each university and from the address below. Completed applications should be mailed to:

Eveline Rosina Henty Scholarship Committee
School of Indigenous Studies M303
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley, WA 6009

Applications close: 5.00pm - Thursday, 2 April 2015

Note: Faxed and late applications will NOT be accepted


Selection is based on:

  • the need for financial assistance
  • academic merit
  • rankings provided by the Aboriginal centre of the relevant university

More information

The late Eveline Rosina Glyde having left to The University of Western Australia the balance of the residuary trust fund created by her will to use the income from it to establish and maintain scholarships for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to support them during tertiary studies.

Contact information

Mrs Marilyn Strother
Director, Indigenous Student Services
School of Indigenous Studies
Telephone number: (61 8) 6488 2402
Email address:

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