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MONASH UNIVERSITY INDIGENOUS ARCHIVES SCHOLARSHIP

Monash University , the National Archives of Australia and the Public Record Office of Victoria, are offering a scholarship for people who identify as Indigenous Australians or Torres Strait Islanders to undertake a Masters degree or Graduate Diploma specialising in Electronic record keeping and Archives.

This scholarship initiative is linked to the Bringing Them Home report, which recommended that Indigenous archivists be involved in archival projects that enable Indigenous people to locate records and that scholarships should be provided for Indigenous archivists who wish to gain professional qualifications.

The Monash University Indigenous Archives Scholarship, which will commence in Semester 1, 2006, is a full equity scholarship for studies is a full equity scholarship for studies undertaken in the School of Information Management and Systems at the Caulfield Campus of Monash University. The degrees can be undertaken via on campus study or off campus learning and in full-time or part-time mode. Mentoring and internships will also be available for recipients of this scholarship.

THE SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship will cover the full cost of course fees for the Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) or the Graduate Diploma in Information Management and Systems (GDIMS). This will be split pro-rata over the semesters it takes to complete the course- full-time or part-time. The scholarship will also provide extra financial support under certain conditions.

The scholarship is funded by the National Archives of Australia, the Public Record Office of Victoria, the School of Information Management & Systems and the Faculty of Information Technology.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Mandatory

Further Consideration Criteria

There is no age limit specified for applicants.

Application form

Please complete a Post Graduate application form for Master of Information Management and Systems OR Graduate Diploma in Information Management and Systems, AND the Scholarship application.

Download the application forms here:

.pdf format Post Graduate Application form
.pdf format Scholarship Application form
.doc format Scholarship Application form

 

For enquiries for regarding 2006 scholarships please contact:

Ms Victoria Humphreys
Academic Program Support Officer
Caulfield School of Information Technology
Caulfield East
VIC 3145
Tel: +61 3 9903 2629
Fax: +61 3 9903 2745
Email: victoria.humphreys@infotech.monash.edu.au

 
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