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Support: Indigenous

ECU Equity Scholarship

The ECU Equity Scholarships are intended to assist future and current undergraduate students from designated equity groups, with the costs associated with University study.

Curtin Moordtij Yorga Scholarship

The Moordtij Yorga Scholarship supports female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students that demonstrate strong leadership potential.

IndigiYouth Scholarship

PromoPal dedicates part of its revenue to assist Indigenous people in achieving their pursuits in the fields of athletics, academics and art.

Monash Achieving Potential Support Scholarships

Achieving Potential Support Scholarships are provided to current and commencing students whose educational achievements may have been masked by their personal circumstances. The scholarship is awarded based on need – there is no specific ATAR requirement.

La Trobe University Indigenous Students Scholarship

In recognition of the importance of creating opportunities for Indigenous Australian students to complete higher education, La Trobe University has made available up to ten scholarships for Indigenous students commencing full-time or part-time studies at any campus of La Trobe University.

Rural and Remote Indigenous Secondary Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Rural and Remote Indigenous Secondary Scholarship supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in Australian public schools in rural or remote areas.

Jack Brockhoff Victorian Indigenous Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation’s Jack Brockhoff Victorian Indigenous Scholarship supports Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in Public Schools in Victoria to successfully complete their senior years of schooling.

UWA Aboriginal Heritage Services Scholarship

To encourage and assist high-achieving Indigenous Australian students, with a desire to pursue a career in cultural heritage, to commence an undergraduate degree course with a major in Anthropology, Archaeology, or Indigenous Knowledge.

ANU Freilich Indigenous Student Scholarship in Law

The Freilich Indigenous Student Scholarship in Law was created to assist people in the Indigenous Community who want to attend University to obtain a degree in Law to further their career aspirations. The Scholarship aims to offset some of the financial burden of attendance at University in the first year of study.

Michael Whitbread Scholarship | UTS

A travel grant awarded to a UTS Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor student to assist with travel costs to London, United Kingdom, for the recipient to undertake a two-week internship at Barristers’ Chamber 7 Bedford Row.

Indigenous Youth Leadership Program Scholarship

The Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (IYLP) offers scholarships and leadership opportunities to young Indigenous Australians, with a focus on Indigenous youth from communities in very remote areas of the country or regional communities.

MADALAH Secondary Scholarships

MADALAH Limited is calling for applications from Indigenous students interested in undertaking their high-school studies at schools throughout WA.

UOW | Early Admission 2021

Early Admission is UOW’s early offer program for Year 12 students. We’ll assess the results you’ve got so far and can reward you with an early offer for your chosen degree (or degrees) before you sit your first exam. You’re eligible to apply if you’re: Completing your final year at an Australian high school Completing …

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RMIT | Indigenous Access Program

The Indigenous Access Program will support your application into RMIT programs through an informal interview process with support from the Ngarara Willim Centre. The Indigenous Access Program can help you get into the program you want at RMIT in a number of ways: by taking into account any previous study, and your work or community …

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WJ & LM Sinclair Scholarship in Engineering

The WJ & LM Sinclair Scholarship in Engineering aims to support applicants who have the personal potential and commitment to study engineering, are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and/or are from financially disadvantaged background.

ANU Changing Futures Scholarship

Each year the Australian National University may offer the ANU Changing Futures Scholarship to acknowledge the achievement of, and offer financial support to, applicants who have been shortlisted for an alternative scholarship but who were unsuccessful in that process.

SCU | STAR Early Offer

The STAR program allows you to secure your place in a Southern Cross University degree before your ATAR results are even released. It’s designed to remove some of the pressure from Year 12 and give you a pathway directly into university study that is not based solely on your ATAR. Applications open: 2 April 2020 …

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AWARD School Indigenous Scholarship Program

If you’re interested in big ideas and are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, we’re offering scholarships valued up to $2,200 to cover the entire AWARD School course.

Macquarie ISSP Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship

The ISSP Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship is funded by the Commonwealth Government. It assists Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students relocating from regional or rural areas with demonstrated financial hardship to meet the costs associated with accessing higher education.

WSU DesignInc Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Architecture Scholarship

DesignInc is an Australia-wide practice, dedicated to creating people-centric environments from the large scale to the small. They are offering this scholarship in partnership with Western Sydney University to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying the Bachelor of Architectural Design.

Griffith Arrow Energy Scholarship

The Arrow Energy Scholarships aim to deliver quality learning opportunities for our Traditional Owner partners and the broader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community through the Go Further Indigenous Scholarships scheme. The Scholarships will provide financial assistance to enable students to purchase course requirements relating to the purpose of pursuing academic excellence.

Murdoch NTEU Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

The NTEU Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Scholarship was established to support and encourage Undergraduate Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students who demonstrate a commitment to community, across the various different stages of their degree.

Flinders Vic Beasley Bursary

The bursary has been established to encourage financially disadvantaged students who have participated in the Flinders University Foundation Course to undertake higher education.

Flinders Sophia Fund Indigenous Bursaries

A generous donation from the Sophia Fund, has enabled the establishment of the Sophia Fund Indigenous Bursaries. They have been established to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake a higher education course.

Murdoch Newmont Kalyagool Kadadjiny Scholarships

Newmont Boddington Gold (NBG) have developed the Newmont Kalyagool Kadadjiny Scholarship to provide financial support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in full-time study at Murdoch University, who aspire to work in the mining industry.

CDU NBC Consultants Yolngu Scholarship

To provide financial support to Indigenous students who have shown determination towards their study, as well as improving career prospects. It will give recipients an incentive to strive and achieve excellence in their studies.

CDU National Tertiary Education Union Scholarship

To provide financial support to an Australian Indigenous student who has shown determination to realise their potential in their studies at Charles Darwin University in the area of nursing/care-giving.

UTAS Leonie Dickson Indigenous Health Honours Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Indigenous Student Success Program to support an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student to undertake an Honours year in any discipline within the College of Health and Medicine.

ANU Indigenous Knowledge Travel Grant

The Research School of Biology offers travel grants to Science students to undertake an exchange program at Charles Darwin University in Darwin during the winter break. Students will have the experience to learn more about indigenous culture, aboriginal knowledge of biodiversity, and the success of traditional land management plus experience travel in Darwin and Kakadu …

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Flinders Erica Jolly Indigenous Bursary

The bursary has been established to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake a higher education course, specifically in the field of education, including special education.

CQUni Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship

The Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships Program assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those from rural and regional areas, with costs associated with higher education.

Yvonne Burgu Education Award

The Yvonne Burgu Education Award helps an Aboriginal woman completing her first university degree or TAFE college diploma.

Monash University Peoplebank Australia Scholarship

Peoplebank Australia wishes to assist talented and deserving students within the Faculty of Information Technology to access tertiary education and to provide them with an opportunity which would not otherwise have been available due to their personal circumstances.

Curtin McCall MacBain Foundation Indigenous Scholarship

The McCall MacBain Foundation Indigenous Scholarship has been developed by the McCall MacBain Foundation in conjunction with Curtin University to support and encourage Indigenous students studying at Curtin University.

ACU Creating Opportunity Fund Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018 in order to financially assist commencing students who are suffering hardship to access higher education. Such hardships may include, relocation from a regional or remote location, single parent background, first in family to attend university, domestic violence, ongoing medical conditions, non-English speaking background, social, cultural disadvantage or adjusting to …

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UON Shaping Futures Scholarship

The Shaping Futures Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 with the aim of helping those students who are most in need.

LCI Melbourne Scholarships

Take your creativity, smarts, drive, and social-mindedness, and turn it into what’s next with LCI Melbourne scholarships. LCI Melbourne are looking for students who want to make an impact and are poised to thrive in their creative studies to apply for our scholarship program.

WSU Liverpool City Council Equity Scholarship

This scholarship assists disadvantaged students to study any undergraduate degree in the School of Nursing and Midwifery or School of Social Sciences and Psychology at the Liverpool campus.

UON Koiki Eddie Mabo Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2001, from a trust fund established in memory of Koiki Eddie Mabo. This fund was graciously established by Dr Roger Riordan AM. The aim is to provide a scholarship fund that can be used for the purpose of assisting any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student who is studying in …

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The Droga Indigenous Architecture Scholarship Program

Established with the aim to develop meaningful representation in Australian Architecture of Indigenous professionals and supporting a thriving Indigenous contribution to architectural culture and production in Australia, representing approaches to issues of design, construction, sustainability and landscape. The scholarship is open to indigenous students undertaking an undergraduate or Masters degree in Architecture at UTS.

Curtin ChemCentre Indigenous Scholarship

The ChemCentre Indigenous Scholarship is to assist and encourage Indigenous students to undertake an undergraduate degree course in science, majoring in chemistry or analytical chemistry and to consider ChemCentre as an employer.

ANU Emmanuel and Jenny Notaras Scholarship

Each year, the ANU School of Music in the College of Arts & Social Sciences may offer up to four one-year awards known as the Emmanuel and Jenny Notaras Scholarship. This scholarship aims to support undergraduate students study at the ANU School of Music.

Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship

Established in the year 2000 by the Federal Government, The Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship is Australia’s most prestigious scholarship for Indigenous Australians to study Honours in Political Science (or related subjects) at any recognised Australian university.

JCU The Wood Scholarship

The Wood family has established a Prescribed Private Foundation (PPF) with the purpose of funding scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, studying medicine or allied health at James Cook University.

UON | Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Admission Scheme

Every year The Wollotuka Institute conducts interviews for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Scheme. Under this policy the interviews allow for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to meet with faculty representatives and Aboriginal staff and community for entry into their chosen undergraduate program. Interviews for offers to study in Semester 1, 2020, …

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UNE | Internal Selection Program

The Internal Selection on Program (ISP) is an alternative entry program offered by the Oorala Aboriginal Centre to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wishing to enrol in higher education at the University of New England. During a one-day testing and assessment program held on-campus in Armidale, or at UNE Sydney in Parramatta, candidates …

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UNSW | Indigenous Admission Scheme

The UNSW Indigenous Admission Scheme provides an alternative pathway for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into UNSW undergraduate degree programs. The process is carried out in four main steps: Lodgement of an application with the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Your UAC application number is required for the next step. Visit the UAC website for further details. …

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Curtin Rural Health West Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine

The Rural Health West Indigenous Scholarship in Medicine has been developed by Rural Health West and Curtin University to support an Indigenous Australian student from rural Western Australia in financial need, entering the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree through the Indigenous Entry Pathway into medicine.

Swinburne Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women

The Alba Sorati Scholarship is awarded to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake or continue tertiary education in engineering, information and communication technologies or science at Swinburne University.

Bond University Indigenous Medical Scholarship

In 2020, Bond University will be providing an Indigenous pathway into its Medical Program. As part of this initiative, Bond University has developed one 50% scholarship for one Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander student commencing in the 2020 Medical Program.

Western Sydney University Community Scholarship

The Western Sydney University Community Scholarship was established to provide ongoing support to talented, ambitious and hardworking students who might not otherwise have the chance to study at university due to financial hardship or other circumstances out of their control.

WSU Enid Helen Hort and Family Scholarship

The Enid Helen Hort and Family Scholarships are intended to ensure that people of all walks of life have the opportunity to attend University including those who may have experienced financial hardship, or those who may not have come from a privileged background.

Phoebe Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

To recognise Phoebe Wanganeen’s contribution the City of Salisbury has awarded the Phoebe Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship since 2008. This Scholarship supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander City of Salisbury residents to study at any South Australian university or TAFE SA.

Monash UniStart Support Scholarship

Starting at university can come with lots of unexpected costs for books, equipment, transport and accommodation. This scholarship provides low income earners with additional funds to help with educational costs.

UQ Year 12 Equity and Diversity Economics Scholarship

The School of Economics offers a full-fee waiver scholarship to a student who can demonstrate a keen interest in economics but who has been disadvantaged during their high schooling and may not be achieving the top OP band.

UniSA | Aboriginal Pathway

The Aboriginal Pathway Program is a free1, one and a half year program to prepare indigenous students for university study. It is open to all people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and can lead to entry into a university degree at UniSA. It is taught at five locations: Metropolitan Adelaide (City West …

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Monash | MIAP and INAP

The Monash Indigenous Access Program (MIAP) and Indigenous Non-Award Pathway (INAP) are both pathway programs designed to support Indigenous Australians who wish to undertake university studies. These pathways are specifically designed to support Indigenous Australians in making a successful transition to university study. The programs develop skills which enable success in a university environment. Indigenous …

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USQ | Indigenous Higher Education Pathways Program

If you do not have the right school qualifications or it has been some time since you studied, USQ’s Indigenous Higher Education Pathways Program (IHEPP) is the perfect way to start studying at university. This pathway program has been developed to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the academic skills needed for university study.

UOC | The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program helps to build the skills needed for study at the University of Canberra. It is designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who do not meet University admission requirements but have a reasonable chance of success in higher education. The Program also provides entry to University …

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UTS | Jumbunna Unistart

The UTS Jumbunna Unistart Program is a pathway into university study for persons of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. Unistart is a full time, one year course designed for students who: Have completed Year 12 but may not have the ATAR required to gain entry to the degree they want Have completed a TAFE …

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UON | Yapug

If you’re an Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander person and aged 18 years or over, Yapug is your key to university! Offered at the Newcastle campus at Callaghan, Yapug is a pathway program designed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people gain skills for entry into undergraduate degrees at the University of Newcastle. Yapug …

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UNE | TRACKS Program

TRACKS is a tertiary preparation program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who would like to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake undergraduate studies at UNE. The TRACKS Tertiary Preparation Program offers flexible learning and first-hand experience in university study. The TRACKS program has been developed to provide students with an opportunity …

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UWA Diversity and Merit Award

This aim of this scholarship is to recognise high-achieving applicants to the University of Western Australia and to encourage and assist them to undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.

Indigenous Time at Sea Scholarships (ITSS)

The Indigenous Time at Sea Scholarship is an initiative of the Marine National Facility (MNF) under the CSIRO Indigenous Engagement Strategy which seeks to significantly increase Indigenous employment and engagement nationally within CSIRO. Through this strategy, CSIRO aims to enhance the educational, employment, training and career development opportunities for people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait …

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UNSW | Indigenous Preparatory Program

Nura Gili, in conjunction with participating Faculties and Schools at UNSW, has developed preparatory programs, open to Indigenous students who are looking to explore and apply for entry into undergraduate degree programs offered at UNSW in the areas of Business, Education, Law, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering. Successful completion of a Pre-Program may lead to …

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