Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Charlie Perkins Scholarships for 2014

Contact: Tess Crellin
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Location: Cambridge or Oxford, UK
Applications close 31 October 2013

Intended Audience: Indigenous postgraduates

The Charlie Perkins Scholarships are now accepting applications for 2014.

Each year the Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers two Scholarships for Indigenous postgraduates to study for up to three years at either Cambridge or Oxford universities.

To be considered for the Scholarship, applicants must have applied for a course at Cambridge and/or Oxford. Applicants must also submit:
  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae
  • an official transcript of university results
  • confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • details for two academic referees (email and telephone numbers).

Before contacting the Trust, please visit the Perkins Trust website for more detail about the required documents.

Please note that applications will close at 5pm AEST on Thursday 31 October 2013. The Charlie Perkins Scholarships will only be awarded to students who are accepted to study at either Cambridge or Oxford. In most instances, this will require a First Class Honours degree or a very strong Second Class Honours degree.

If you require any clarification on the information contained on the website, please do not hesitate to contact Tess Crellin on

Please feel free to forward this email on to anyone who may be interested in the Scholarships.

For more information on scholarships available for Indigenous undergraduate and postgraduate students, please visit the indigenous scholarships website.