Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program FAQs
For this scholarship, mature-age is considered as someone who is 25 years or older. Considerations may be made for individuals between the ages of 21 and 24 years if they can demonstrate special circumstances. If you would like to discuss this further, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have been awarded and are currently receiving the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship. We hope to see this number increase in the coming years so we can support more Moorditj women.
Yes, women who receive this scholarship can be completing any undergraduate degree of their choosing. Women who are completing a bridging pathway or alternative entry course are also eligible for this scholarship.
Both future and current students are eligible to apply for the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship, meaning you could be partway through your studies at Curtin or yet to commence studies. Those who have already started their degree program will be supported for the remainder of their studies.
Everyone’s circumstances are different with respect to what they can give, and any donation that is meaningful to you is meaningful to us. We welcome the opportunity to have a conversation about this Scholarship and how your gift can make a profound difference.
Please email us via email@example.com and we will be in touch.
Curtin University is registered as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) under federal government legislation, which means that all donations greater than $2 are tax-deductible within Australia. Curtin is also endorsed by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) as an income tax concession charity (TCC) and registered with the Australian Charities and not-for-profits commission.
All donors receive a tax receipt by email.
One hundred per cent of your contribution will be applied to the total costs of the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program. This will include support for both the financial and mentoring components of the scholarship.
The progress of the campaign and updates on the Scholarship Program will be shared via our website and social media channels. You will also be kept informed of the impact of your gift via email.
All donors will be acknowledged by name on our online honour roll, and will be invited to a public celebration of Moorditj Yorga on 17 October 2021 at the Riverside Theatre (Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre).
You can, of course, choose to remain anonymous.
The Moorditj Yorga public celebration
The celebration of Moorditj Yorga will be held on 17 October 2021 at the Riverside Theatre (Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre). We will be joined by some of Australia’s strongest and most admired Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
Tickets will go on sale in June. Contactable graduates in Western Australia, as well as all donors will be notified via email. Make sure your details are current here.