Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship

The Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship, for year 10 Aboriginal students enrolled at a school have been awarded each year since 1993. They are intended to help support Aboriginal students to complete SACE. Financial payment is given to successful students over the 2 years spanning their Senior Secondary schooling.

The application criteria reflects the:

  • student’s capacity to complete SACE: level of achievement; consistency; attendance; skill improvement
    school / community support:
  • role models/leadership; representation on committees; commitment to the community; community supportiveness
    career aspirations:
  • goal setting; evidence of use of initiative; presentation/communication skills evident in writing and
    significance of the scholarship:
  • evidence of usefulness and need

It is recommended that students also include in their applications, documentation of reports, awards, and evidence of participation in state, community and school events.

The successful applicants for 2022 include Billy Eveleigh and Angus Dunkley from CYS,
We would like to congratulate them on their success and wish them well as they pursue their future schooling.