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The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation

Contact

Name: Richard Potok

Position: Executive Director

Email: richard.potok@auroraproject.com.au

Address

100 Botany Rd

Alexandria

Sydney 2015

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Our Mission / Objective

The importance of having more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in academia, the professions and the business world must not be underestimated. Our objective is assist Indigenous students to undertake the programs that will enable them to be the role models and mentors of other Indigenous undergraduates and postgraduates so key to success.

Our Services

In 1984, Roberta Sykes graduated from Harvard as the first black Australian to graduate from an American university.

Today, The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake postgraduate study abroad with a suite of scholarship and bursary opportunities.

The Roberta Sykes Scholarships provide supplementary financial assistance to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake studies at overseas universities.

The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarships provides funding to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake study at Harvard University.

The Roberta Sykes Fellowship provides Indigenous postgraduate students enrolled at Australian universities with partial funding to undertake overseas research at recognised universities as part of their degree.

The Roberta Sykes Bursaries provides partial funding for Indigenous Australians to undertake short executive education courses at recognised overseas academic institutions.

Our Beneficiaries

The Roberta Sykes Scholarships and Bursaries are provided to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students, to the benefit of all Australians.

Projects in Progress

The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake postgraduate study abroad with a suite of scholarship and bursary opportunities.

To help us reach more students, please visit the ‘How to help us’ page, or donate.

Our People

Leadership Team

Peter Waters  Chair

Richard Potok  Executive Director

Names of Board Members

Timothy Goodwin  Director

Jilpia Jones  Director

Taryn Lee  Director

Greg Lehman  Director

Shireen Malamoo  Director

 

Registration Information

ABN

99 950 620 671

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests

GIVE A GIFT THAT WILL FORM PART OF YOUR LEGACY AND HAVE A MEANINGFUL IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS

Making a bequest to The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation will help us to continue our work to realise our vision of a society where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same educational opportunities as all Australians.

Your bequest will make a real difference and contribute to a positive future in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.

If you are thinking about making a bequest to The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation and would like to learn more about us and the work we do, we would love to discuss this with you.  Please contact us: sharon.kumar@auroraproject.com.au

 

General Donations

EVERY DONATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE AND SUPPORTS OUR WORK WITH ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDENTS. 

Donate to the Foundation:  You can support our work by making a donation. Every dollar we receive will help us to support more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to realise their academic potential. We welcome one off donations as well as monthly donations, whichever suits your personal circumstances best.

We accept donations here via the GiveNow website.

Our vision is for a society where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same educational opportunities as all Australians.

Your help can make that happen.

 

Other support

TELL A FRIEND!

If you are passionate about our cause please tell your friends and family about The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation. The more people that support us the more we can achieve!

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective

The importance of having more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in academia, the professions and the business world must not be underestimated. Our objective is assist Indigenous students to undertake the programs that will enable them to be the role models and mentors of other Indigenous undergraduates and postgraduates so key to success.

Our Services

In 1984, Roberta Sykes graduated from Harvard as the first black Australian to graduate from an American university.

Today, The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake postgraduate study abroad with a suite of scholarship and bursary opportunities.

The Roberta Sykes Scholarships provide supplementary financial assistance to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake studies at overseas universities.

The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarships provides funding to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake study at Harvard University.

The Roberta Sykes Fellowship provides Indigenous postgraduate students enrolled at Australian universities with partial funding to undertake overseas research at recognised universities as part of their degree.

The Roberta Sykes Bursaries provides partial funding for Indigenous Australians to undertake short executive education courses at recognised overseas academic institutions.

Our Beneficiaries

The Roberta Sykes Scholarships and Bursaries are provided to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students, to the benefit of all Australians.

Projects in Progress

The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake postgraduate study abroad with a suite of scholarship and bursary opportunities.

To help us reach more students, please visit the ‘How to help us’ page, or donate.

Our People

Leadership Team

Peter Waters  Chair

Richard Potok  Executive Director

Names of Board Members

Timothy Goodwin  Director

Jilpia Jones  Director

Taryn Lee  Director

Greg Lehman  Director

Shireen Malamoo  Director

 

Registration Information

ABN

99 950 620 671

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests

GIVE A GIFT THAT WILL FORM PART OF YOUR LEGACY AND HAVE A MEANINGFUL IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS

Making a bequest to The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation will help us to continue our work to realise our vision of a society where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same educational opportunities as all Australians.

Your bequest will make a real difference and contribute to a positive future in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.

If you are thinking about making a bequest to The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation and would like to learn more about us and the work we do, we would love to discuss this with you.  Please contact us: sharon.kumar@auroraproject.com.au

 

General Donations

EVERY DONATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE AND SUPPORTS OUR WORK WITH ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDENTS. 

Donate to the Foundation:  You can support our work by making a donation. Every dollar we receive will help us to support more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to realise their academic potential. We welcome one off donations as well as monthly donations, whichever suits your personal circumstances best.

We accept donations here via the GiveNow website.

Our vision is for a society where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same educational opportunities as all Australians.

Your help can make that happen.

 

Other support

TELL A FRIEND!

If you are passionate about our cause please tell your friends and family about The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation. The more people that support us the more we can achieve!

Work with us

Volunteer with us

Our Annual Reports

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