Applications for the 2021 AIEF Scholarship are NOW OPEN - PLEASE NOTE we are only accepting applications for years 7 and 8 in 2021.
In partnership with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF), PLC Sydney offers scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarders.
The scholarship covers tuition and boarding fees as well as some incidental educational expenses such as textbooks and uniform.
A means tested financial contribution from parents is an important part of the program. Parents are required to make annual financial contributions to the school based on their combined household income.
- Friday 22 May 2020 at midnight - Applications close
- Term 2 2020 - Shortlisted candidates are contacted for an interview
- Term 1 2021 - Recipients of the scholarship start school
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
To be eligible students need to:
- be an Indigenous Australian
- receive ABSTUDY
- be accepted for enrolment as a boarder at an AIEF partner school (PLC Sydney)
- be enthusiastic about attending school
- receive the support and encouragement of parents toward the enrolment and scholarship
- be likely to complete their schooling to Year 12
- be in financial need
- have parents committed to making financial contributions toward expenses
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must submit both a PLC Sydney AIEF Scholarship Application Form and an AIEF Scholarship Application Form with supporting documentation (including school reports from the last two academic years). Please submit your PLC Sydney AIEF Scholarship, by clicking the link below. To submit the AIEF Scholarship application form, please download the AIEF Scholarship application form below.
Click here to apply for the 2021 AIEF Scholarship
For more information about our AIEF scholarship please visit the AIEF website.
Download the 2020 AIEF Handbook
Download the 2020 AIEF Scholarship Application Form
For more information on the AIEF Scholarship please contact:
Miss Alicia Smith
T: +61 2 9704 5645