Participation in the Internship Program links alumni to Aurora’s extensive network which in turn offers future employment opportunities in the areas of policy development, land rights and research in the native title and broader Indigenous sectors.
Harj Narulla was awarded the 2016 NSW Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University. During the winter of 2013 while studying at UNSW Law School, Harj undertook an Aurora legal internship at the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA).
Harj becomes the 8th Aurora internship alum to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship since the inception of the Aurora Internship Program in 2004. The group of 8 includes Rebecca Richards, Australia’s first Indigenous Rhodes Scholar.
Here are the details of the 7 past winners who were:
The Australian Government Rio Tinto NTRB Scholarship Program has been administered by the Aurora NTRB Scholarships team since 2005. The Program has led to 21 lawyers selected to undertake a Master of Laws (LLM) in Mineral Law and Policy at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee in Scotland, 18 of whom are from 9 NTRBs. This program will no longer be administered by Aurora at this time.
The following 4 scholarships recipients were Aurora alumni: