Kate Mullin Scholarship
The Kate Mullin Association is proud to sponsor Scholarships at 2 universities – Edith Cowan University and Central Queensland University. The Scholarship is worth $5,000 pa for 4 years and is to assist Aboriginal people from regional or remote communities in WA to study for a Bachelor of Education and return to teach in schools in remote or rural communities where there is a high percentage of Aboriginal students. Current Education Assistants / Aboriginal Education Workers are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Scholarship is for studying either on campus in Perth or at one of CQU’s regional centres in WA (Broome, Karratha, Geraldton or Busselton), or studying online from home. If you are interested in applying, please click on one of the links below:
Edith Cowan University: http://www.ecu.edu.au/scholarships/details/the-kate-mullin-education-scholarship
Central Queensland University: https://www.cqu.edu.au/courses/scholarships/offerings/cqunicares-kate-mullin-indigenous-scholarship
Malcolm Maloney from White Peak near Geraldton is the inaugural winner of the Kate Mullin Scholarship. The Scholarship is designed to help Aboriginal students train to be Primary School Teachers and teach in Aboriginal schools. Malcolm is now in his 3rd year of a primary school teaching degree through the Geraldton campus of Central Queensland University, and is an outstanding candidate. He has been working in Geraldton district schools since 2012, now at Champion Bay Senior High School as an Aboriginal & Islander Education Officer.