SCHOLARSHIP: 2014 Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship for ATSI students; Worth 60k!; details

Published On October 21, 2013 | By ED | News

The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Foundation, in conjunction with the Harvard Club of Australia, is offering a fully funded scholarship for one Indigenous Australian to undertake a postgraduate degree at Harvard University commencing in August 2014. Applications for the Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship close on 15 December 2013.   The value of the scholarship is up to AU$60,000 per annum to be paid over the course of the scholar’s study. The Scholarship covers university fees, travel costs and living expenses.  

Applicants must:

  • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • be accepted to the Harvard graduate school of their choice
  • be able to demonstrate that their studies will be of benefit to their community upon their return to Australia.

Selection of successful applications will be based on:

  • academic merit
  • the applicant’s past and future contributions to Indigenous communities and the wider community

For more details about the Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship, please go to If you have any questions or wish to discuss your application, please contact Tess Crellin on

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