Ngalaya bursaries (once-off, $1,000 payment)
Ngalaya bursaries are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying a Bachelor of Laws, Diploma of Law, Juris Doctor or GDLP in New South Wales or the Australian Capital Territory.
Applications are assessed based on: financial need, academic and social engagement, and a demonstrated commitment to empowering First Peoples.
Ngalaya grants are a one-off payment to contribute towards the cost of specific goods or activities related to a Ngalaya member’s education or advocacy.
Applications are open to Ngalaya members only.
We are always accepting applications for Ngalaya bursaries and grants.
To apply for a Ngalaya bursary or grant, write a 1-2 page cover letter which:
- Introduces yourself and your mob;
- Identifies whether you are applying for a bursary or grant;
- If applying for a bursary: explains your academic and social engagement, your commitment to empowering First Peoples, and identifies any financial needs you may have;
- If applying for a grant: confirms your Ngalaya membership and provides details of the goods/activities you are seeking financial support for, how they relate to your education or advocacy, and any financial needs you may have.
You may also include a copy of your CV and/or academic transcript to support your application. An academic transcript is mandatory for bursary applications.
Email the above documents to: email@example.com for consideration by the Ngalaya Board.
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