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Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship In Australia

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Description

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship
UGCA2000
KeyHigh School Leaver Indigenous Australians Rural UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$66,000
2 Scholarship(s) available for up to 4 years
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
07/05/2018
Closes
See below
For commencement Semester 2 2019
Outline
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 1 DECEMBER 2018

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program seeks to assist students who have demonstrated passion and potential to become great leaders in college and beyond.

The Program was established by Julian and Josie Robertson of New York in 2000, and provides opportunities for students to study at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the USA and to enjoy the benefits of both institutions. During the second semester of their second year, Robertson Scholars enrolled at Duke will be able to live and learn at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC-Chapel Hill Robertson Scholars to live and learn at Duke.

Up to two places are offered to talented Australian undergraduate students each year.

Purpose
The Robertson Scholars Program is not just a scholarship; nor is it just a leadership development program. The Robertson Scholars Program is a comprehensive, long term investment in our Scholars’ futures.

The Robertson Scholars Program aims to foster collaboration between Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. In addition, it aims to provide an opportunity for students with proven academic ability to benefit from what the two universities have to offer.

Robertson Scholars are expected to participate in the Robertson Scholarships academic enhancement activities, including regular school year and summer programs.

Value and Tenure
The Program valued at over $66,000 per annum provides full tuition, room and board. Robertson Scholars at UNC will receive an additional living stipend (to cover travel, books, etc). In addition, support is provided for three summers of service, research and travel.

This award is for a four year undergraduate program, provided the Scholar maintains good academic performance and conducts himself/herself in accordance with the expectations of the Program at either Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill.

The Scholarship is available for students of most courses of study including pre-medicine and pre-law. Study in medicine and law past undergraduate level is excluded.

The Scholarship may be held concurrently with any other bursary or scholarship, provided that the rules of the other award allow this.

The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded.

For more information on the Program and the scholarship opportunity go to: Robertson Scholars Website.

Please see the Robertson Scholars website for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Program FAQs

For additional information, go to: Robertson Scholarship Information Pack.

Other Information
All applicants must complete the following:

Scholarship Application form (see below);
Common Application (student form), available online at Common Application Website for admission to either or both of Duke University and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill at the same time as submitting a scholarship application; and
Standardized testing. Please note that SAT and two SAT Subject Tests or ACT with Writing must be completed by all Shortlisted Applicants in January 2019 if not already undertaken. The International SAT registration dates can be found on the SAT CollegeBoard website while the ACT Registration can be found on the ACT website.
Applicants will be advised in early January 2019 if they have made shortlist of applicants.

Eligibility

************************************************************** 2019 Application Form (PDF) ********************************************************************

Australian Year 12 students need to apply via the process managed by UNSW, using the application form above. Applications for this scholarship will close 1 December 2018. You will also be required to provide:

A certified copy of birth certificate and proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency
Certified copies of your academic results to date
One academic reference
One personal reference
Selection
The Robertson Scholars Leaders

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Posted by on October 23, 2018.

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