Gavin Wanganeen Indigenous Scholarship
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Veterinary Sciences, Architecture, Urban Environment and Building, Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences/Psychology, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Business and Management, Economics, Education, Engineering and Technology, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences/Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Language and Culture, Law, Justice and Law Enforcement/Law, Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics, Medical and Health Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Dentistry, Medical and Health Sciences/Nursing, Medical and Health Sciences/Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Public Health and Health Services, Science - General/Science - General, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General, Studies in Human Society/Social Work, The Arts
Gavin Wanganeen is the first Aboriginal to receive an AFL life membership for playing 300 official matches. He is also a premiership star, Brownlow medallist, 5-time All Australian and Best-and-Fairest winner with Port Adelaide Football Club. Gavin Wanganeen is a role model and representative for Indigenous youth in Australia and UniSA is the only university in Australia which has identified a commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in its charter.
Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students of the University of South Australia who are enrolled in any undergraduate program. Selection is based on academic results, community activity and potential for success at university. The recipient is required to act as a positive ambassador for the scholarship to encourage support.
The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year for the duration of the program, to a maximum of 4 years (or 5 years at the discretion of the selection panel).
31st March 2013