Curtin Edmund Rice Emerging Leaders international awards in Australia
- Up to $15,000
- 13 November 2020
The Edmund Rice Emerging Leader Scholarship supports students from a refugee background with an aspiration to pursue a career in politics. This scholarship aims to stimulate change for a better world.
All undergraduate degrees will be considered
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the Edmund Rice Emerging Leaders Scholarship:
- Enrolled full-time (100 credits) in an undergraduate degree at Curtin University in semester 1, 2021
- From a refugee background
- Demonstrated leadership potential
- Interest in pursuing a career in politics
- An active member of a political group or similar advocacy group through the Curtin Student Guild or any other organisation that demonstrates their commitment to pursue a career in politics or international relations/diplomacy
- Willingness to participate in one or more of the following:
- Event hosted by the University Advancement
- Hand written thank you note to the donor
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The Edmund Rice Emerging Leaders Scholarship will provide the following support for up to a maximum of 3 years (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits per semester):
- A total value of up to $15,000 paid as a cash stipend of $2,500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses such as text books and/or general living expenses.
- Opportunity to participate in the Edmund Rice Centre WA Developing Community Leaders Initiative (highly recommended).
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