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Lucy Beeton Aboriginal Teacher Scholarship

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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Tasmania

 Scholarship Name:  Lucy Beeton Aboriginal Teacher Scholarship

 Description:  The Lucy Beeton Aboriginal Teacher Scholarships have been established in recognition and honour of Tasmania's first Aboriginal teacher. Lucy Beeton was born on Gun Carriage Island in the Bass Strait in 1829. In 1871 she established a school in a tent on Badger Island and later successfully lobbied government to fund a teacher. The scholarship aims to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers in Tasmania.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass), Master Degree (By Coursework)

 Study Fields:  Education & Training

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides $3,000 per year for the Bachelor of Education (up to 3 years), and $4,500 per year for the Master of Teaching (up to 2 years).

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; be accepted by the community in which they live or have lived as such; be current residents of Tasmania; and be current or commencing students undertaking a Bachelor of Education or a Master of Teaching.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia - TAS: North TAS: North West TAS: South

 Closing Date:  31 October

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Tasmania Scholarship Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 361928

 Contact Postal Address:  Tasmania Scholarship Office, Private Bag 48, Hobart, TAS 7001 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Tasmania

 Provider Phone:  61 3 62262999

 Provider Fax:  61 3 62262018

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