Jewish Holocaust Centre Wilson Family Grant in memory of William Cooper
This scholarship has been created in memory of the Yorta Yorta man William Cooper, who was a human rights activist and dedicated his life to fight for Indigenous rights. In December 1938 William Cooper lead a protest at the German Consulate in Melbourne condemning the treatment of Jews under Nazi rule.
A grant of $3000 has been made available to Indigenous students who are undertaking a placement at the Jewish Holocaust Centre to continue the legacy of William Cooper.
Total scholarship value
Variable depending on funding
Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
- An Australian citizen
You must meet the following criteria:
- 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.
- $3000 one-off payment.
- Variable depending on funding.
- Awarded on the basis of academic achievement and interview.
- Interview will be conducted by an Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) Panel.
- Preference may be given to students undertaking a Holocaust and Genocide Studies or Jewish Studies minor.
To retain this scholarship:
- 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.
How to apply
- Cannot be deferred.
- Applicants will be automatically assessed when they submit an application for the relevant placement program through the Faculty of Arts.
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