Who can and how to apply

MADALAH Scholarships

When applying for a scholarship it is important that all of the application criteria must be met. Please note that the scholarships are only for young people of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Secondary Student Criteria

  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and be able to
    provide proof of descent
  • Be eligible for ABSTUDY and provide proof or;
  • Be able to demonstrate some form of disadvantage, eg. geographical and/or financial disadvantage
  • Be seeking a secondary school scholarship
  • Must provide proof of offer or enrolment at one of our partner
    schools
  • Must provide most recent academic results
  • Must have a good school attendance and behaviour record
  • Must provide one letter from a referee
  • Scholars must have a home location in Western Australia
 

Applications for 2023 are now open and will remain open until Friday 29th July 2022.

Tertiary Student Criteria

  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and be able to
    provide proof of descent
  • Be seeking a tertiary scholarship
  • Have applied or be in the process of applying to an Australian University for full-time study
  • Must provide proof of enrolment or an acceptance letter
  • Must provide most recent academic results
  • Must provide one letter from a referee
  • Scholars must have a home location in Western Australia

Applications for 2022 mid-year intake (Semester 2) are now open and will close on Thursday 30th June 2022.

Acknowledgement of Country

MADALAH acknowledges and pays tribute to the Whadjuk Noongar, the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which we work, and we pay our respects to their Elders – past, present and emerging. This acknowledgement extends to the First Peoples’ land across the state of Western Australia which is home to the many students that we support.

MADALAH recognises and values the continuity of cultural, educational and spiritual practices of First Peoples.

We wish to advise our First Peoples that this site may contain the names, images or audio-visual recordings of people who have passed.