Addressing the selection criteria
In your application, you must present information in a way that clearly addresses the award criteria. The judging panel will look for evidence of how your training has contributed to your career and study plans, the development of your skills and your achievements to date, as well as any way in which your training may have helped you to engage with the community. The details below will give you an overview of what the judges will be looking for.
Section A: Overview
Provide a short overview covering a description of the qualification you are enrolled in, your registered training organisation and employer and host employer (if applicable) as well as your reason for choosing the industry and training path.
This information will not be considered or used for judging purposes, but it may be used as your summary throughout the Awards process.
Your answer in this section will be limited to 300 words.
Section B: Applicants will be judged against the following criteria
We want to know more about you and you achievements that make you an excellent candidate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year. You'll be asked to provide short answers to four key areas:
- Career and study achievements
- Team and communication skills
- Ability to be an ambassador (representative) for training in Australia
- Community engagement
Your answers to these sections will be limited to 400 words each.
Up to five (5) single sided A4 page attachments are permitted, with each attachment to be provided at a 100 per cent ratio, one document per page. Attachments must be referenced in your application. No multimedia items or discs will be accepted, and any material exceeding the maximum number of attachments (5) will not be considered.