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. The purpose of the Scholarship is to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to graduation and encourage them into careers such as Fire and Emergency Services.
Applicants must: be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; be enrolled in an ECU unit/course related to Emergency Management and/or contributes to Aboriginal community resilience; be able to demonstrate Academic Performance; and have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook)
|Amount|| $5,000 |
The scholarship provides $5,000 for full-time enrolment (pro rata for part time - minimum 30 credit points).
|Closing date||Early March|
|For Australian students|
|For international students|
|Level of study|| Undergraduate / VET|