CA Mirelli's Scholarship for Dalmatian Exiles

Applications open
9am, Monday 16 January 2023
Applications close
5pm, Friday 3 March 2023
Payment per year
$10,000
Duration
6 years
Program
All Undergraduate Programs
Degree
Undergraduate
Citizenship
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
All Faculties
Available To
Commencing

This scholarship has been established in memory of the late Carlo Antonio Mirelli to benefit a first year student who is commencing a Bachelors degree at the University of Adelaide.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be commencing any Bachelors degree
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Be enrolled on a full time basis in a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • Demonstrate you are in financial need*
  • Be be of Italian origin (with family from the city of Zara in the region of Dalmatia (now forming part of Croatia) or from the regions known as Istria or Venezia Guiulia (now forming part of Croatia or Slovenia)

* Applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide supporting documentary evidence at the time of application, e.g. details of income tested Commonwealth income support payment, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY benefits, or other details of their financial circumstances.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to:

  • Academic merit (ATAR)
  • Financial need
  • Demonstrated¬†family connection with the regions of Croatia/Slovenia/Italy specified above
  • Priority for¬†South Australian applicants whose families migrated to Australia from the city of Zara in the region of Dalmatia (now forming part of Croatia) or from the regions known as Istria or Venezia Guiulia (now forming part of Croatia or Slovenia)
  • Answers to questions on the application form

Important Information:

  • You must meet all of the above listed criteria to be eligible to apply
  • The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered
  • Students receiving other University of Adelaide Scholarships may not apply for this Scholarship
  • Applicants will be required to demonstrate their family connection with the listed regions. The University reserves the right to seek advice from whatever sources it chooses to establish whether applicants have demonstrated a family connection with the city of Zara or the regions outlined above.