2023 - Kaartdijin Booja Scholarship

Curtin University

04 August 2022
18 November 2022

Description/Applicant information This Kaartdijin Booja Scholarship has been developed to support and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to pursue a degree in a Bachelor of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning, so collective knowledge of Country can be embedded in the planning system.

This new scholarship is proudly presented by the planning sector and funded by the following industry partners: Align Strategy and Projects, Element Advisory, RFF, Site Planning and Design and Urbis.

Student type

  • Future Students


  • Faculty of Humanities

Specifically for

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Students


The Kaartdijin Booja Scholarship will provide the following support for up to four years (based on full time study load of 100cp):

A cash stipend of $10,000 per semester The stipend may be used at the recipient’s discretion to contribute towards payment of their course fees, or for other education-related expenses such as textbooks and/or general living expenses.

In addition to the financial value, the recipient agrees to accept at least one of the following work integrated learning opportunities, subject to availability (by the Sponsor/s):

  • One 12-week unpaid work experience opportunity based in Perth metro/regionally
  • One 12-month full-time graduate role with a Sponsor

Eligible courses

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible for the Kaartdijin Booja Scholarship:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent
  • Receive an offer of a place for the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning at Curtin University in Semester 1, 2023
  • Be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported place at Curtin University
  • Maintain a CWA of at least 50
  • Complete at least one 12-week work integration learning opportunity with one of the Sponsors if offered
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19 April 2023