KAYA! MADALAH Scholarships Are Open for 2023 - Apply Now



Last week, MADALAH staff headed down south to deliver the second round of mentoring to our scholars as well as students from Bunbury Cathedral Grammar and Bunbury Catholic College.


MADALAH staff strongly believe that raising awareness around social and emotional well-being (SEWB) with the students is important as it helps to ensure they stay safe and reach out for support if needed. The mental health of our students is a priority, and the MADALAH staff aims to provide ongoing support to the young people in every aspect of their SEWB journey, whether it is school-related or personal.


The second mentoring session went really well, with a lot of engagement, meaningful conversations and activities. Students took the lead in answering questions as well as introductions between themselves and the new MADALAH staff.


The trip ended at Dome Café, where a community information session was held for current and future MADALAH families. There was a great turnout, with lots of families attending.


Our Lady of Mercy College is committed to providing educational opportunities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from Years 7-12 by offering MADALAH Secondary Education Scholarships.


MADALAH Limited is a not-for-profit organisation that offers secondary and tertiary education scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote and regional communities to Western Australia’s leading schools.


​Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who enrol at the College for 2023, or who are already enrolled at the College can apply for these Scholarships.


​These Bursaries are open to Indigenous students who demonstrate commitment and motivation in areas of learning, leadership and community. It is renewable every year up to Year 12, subject to positive application and effort.


Who can apply? Students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. The level of financial contribution is determined on an individual and confidential basis.


Value of scholarship: 50% to 100% of tuition fees for the remaining duration of schooling at Our Lady of Mercy College.


​​How to Apply? To apply for a 2023 MADALAH Scholarship or if you have any questions, please contact Ms Brooke Cuthbertson, Aboriginal Liaison Officer, on (08) 9720 3300 or email enrolments@olmca.wa.edu.au or visit the MADALAH website.


Applications Close Friday, 29 July 2022.


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