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Western Power Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

The purpose of the Western Power Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship is to support and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking either an Undergraduate Degree, in either their second year or higher, or Postgraduate Degree in eligible courses listed below. The successful recipient will receive $5000(prorated for part time study)each semester. Scholars will be eligible for work placements and other relevant support offered by Western Power. The total value of the scholarship is up to $30,000.


Important dates

Opens: 1-03-2020 Closes: 24-04-2020

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Postgraduate

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to Contact AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • be enrolled in an eligible Undergraduate Degree having completed a minimum of 120 credit points OR be enrolled in an eligible Postgraduate Degree as listed below;
  • be enrolled and remain enrolled in a minimum of 30 credit points (part-time will be paid pro rata);
  • reside in Western Australia for the duration of the degree;
  • agree to consider completion of at least one period of vacation employment at Western Power;
  • not be in receipt of another Industry funded scholarship and

Eligible Courses

School of Science

Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Computer Science Honours
Bachelor of Counter Terrorism Security & Intelligence
Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology Honours
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)
Bachelor of Sustainability
Bachelor of Science (Security)
Bachelor of Science (Security) Honours

Post Graduate Courses

Master of Computing and Security by Research
Master of Cyber Security (Accelerated Online)
Master of Cyber Security

School of Medical and Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Science – Major in Occupational Safety and Health OR Environmental Management

School of Engineering and Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Honours/Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Renewable Energy) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Honours
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering Science
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems)
Bachelor of Technology (Engineering)

School of Business and Law

Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce Professional
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal.

Access to the Portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

As part of the Application process, students are required to provide a 500 word personal statement;

What do you see yourself doing after completion of your university degree?  How do you balance your studies with other commitments in your life?

For more information

Contact AskUs.

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