This scholarship is in honour of the Yorta Yorta man William Cooper, a human rights activist who dedicated his life to fight for indigenous rights. In December 1938 he led a protest to the German Consulate in Melbourne condemning the treatment of Jews under Nazi rule.
Total value of $3000
- Variable depending on funding
- Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and interview
- Interview will be conducted by an ACJC Panel
- Preference may be given to students undertaking a Holocaust and Genocide Studies or Jewish Studies minor
All conditions must be met
- Indigenous Australian background
- Enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Arts and in the second or third year ATS 3129 Arts Internship or study grant for Final Journey.
- Undertaking a placement at the Jewish Holocaust Centre
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- Cannot be deferred
- Recipients will be asked to provide a written progress report on the benefits of this scholarship to the donor at the conclusion of the unit, accompanied by a photograph
- Applicants will be automatically assessed when they submit an application for the relevant placement program through the Faculty of Arts