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Lillian Passmore Donovan Memorial Scholarship

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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Scholarship Name:  Lillian Passmore Donovan Memorial Scholarship

 Description:  The scholarship is aimed specifically at Indigenous Australians with an interest in pursuing a career in Social Work. The scholarship recognises the contributions of Lillian Passmore Donovan, as an Indigenous woman committed to the field of social work and social justice. Lillian worked for 3 decades across a range of agencies both government and non-government in rural and urban settings. Her final position was with the Victim Support Unit in the Department of Justice. She also worked for the Western Australian Department for Community Development, the Aboriginal Accommodation Service and the Manguri Aboriginal Corporation. She worked in South Australia with the Department of Community Welfare as a Senior Aboriginal Community Development Worker and Senior Supervisor. Lillian won the Peter Jordan Award for Social Justice when graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Social Work in recognition of the quality of her practice and scholarship.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Social Work

 Subjects:  Social work

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $2,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship covers the cost of the student contribution fees each year for a Commonwealth Supported Place, plus a stipend of $2,000 per year for the normal duration of the course.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; have selected Curtin University as a first or second preference through TISC to undertake a Bachelor of Social Work; be undertaking the first semester of their first undergraduate degree at Curtin University; and be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported place.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia - WA: Perth Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End November

 Number Per Year:  1

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Coursework Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 8 92662992

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Curtin University

 Provider Phone:  61 8 92663399

 Provider Fax:  61 8 92664108

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