Scholarships

Kindlehill offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships to students for the period of their schooling at Kindlehill.

The scholarships are offered in the spirit of enrichment of the education provided to all children and young people at Kindlehill. The scholarships bring richness to the way the curriculum is delivered as well as to the life of the community around the school.

At Kindlehill we believe it is our responsibility to bridge the gap of inequality experienced by our First Nations People.

We hope to maintain and deepen our connection with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the Blue Mountains in various ways, including bringing the cultural and artistic expertise of the community into our learning environment.

Scholarships are offered annually with the closing date in September/October of each year, for students starting in the next school year. A place can only be offered in classes where there is space.

Scholarships do not extend to playgroup or after school care; full payment towards these services is required by families on the scholarship programme.

Please contact the Office on (02) 4747 4402.

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If you share our vision to provide education to all children and young people; donating to the Scholarship Fund is a way of supporting the delivery of affordable education to First Nations People in the Blue Mountains.

Your donation will support students to engage in education, achieving positive outcomes for themselves, their families. Your tax-deductible donation will continue to give for generations to come.

To make a donation using your credit or debit card, please use the form to the right.

Alternatively, to make a donation via Bank Transfer, deposit your donation to the following bank account with your surname or anonymous as the reference. Please email community@kindlehill.nsw.edu.au to receive your tax-deductible receipt.

Kindlehill Scholarship Fund
BSB 062000
Acc. 19394712

Acknowledgement of Country by Jonathan Hill

Today we stand in footsteps millennia old

May we acknowledge the traditional owners who whose cultures and customs have nurtured,

and continue to nurture this land,

since men and women awoke from the great dream.

We honour the presence of these ancestors

who reside in the imagination of this land

and whose irrepressible spirituality

flows through all creation.

Jonathan Hill is an Aboriginal poet living in NSW, Australia.

Acknowledgement

Kindlehill is situated on Dharug and Gundungurra land; we pay respects to the traditional custodians whose cultures and customs continue to nurture this land.

We support the Uluru Statement from the Heart, Truth telling about the impact and legacy of colonisation, a Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Australian Constitution and a process of Treaty making.

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