The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) performs a critical role in managing a range of emergencies across Western Australia. DFES is aware that many Aboriginal communities in WA are especially vulnerable to natural disasters and other emergencies. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship was established in 2014 to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to graduation and encourage them into careers such as Fire and Emergency Services.The scholarship offers a one off payment of $5,000 .
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words that demonstrates how the unit/course is related to Emergency Management and/or contributes to Aboriginal community resilience.
Applicants who are commencing students will need to provide their ATAR. Current students WAM will be provided to the Selection Committee by the Fees and Scholarships Office.
Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.
Selection will based on:
Please leave a comment about your rating so we can better understand how we might improve the page.