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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships

Bachelors and honours scholarships
Browse scholarships for prospective and current undergraduate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant category and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Scholarship

$10,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Minimum ATAR of 85
  • Commencing an undergraduate degree through UAC
N/A N/A
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Accommodation Award Various
  • Commencing school leaver
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Resident of University-owned accommodation
  • Full-time student
N/A N/A
Aboud Scholarship $10,000
  • Resident of a rural area or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing or enrolled undergraduate student
23 October 2019 21 January 2020
Alf Waugh Indigenous Scholarship $6500
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Australian citizen
  • Coursework student
  • Demonstrate financial need
25 February 2019 31 January 2020
Aspiration Initiative Up to $70,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
N/A N/A

Aurora Internship Program

$800 (for up to 6 weeks)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
12 August 2019 30 August 2019
Graeme de Graaff Scholarship

$10,000

  • Australian resident at International House
31 August 2019 15 November 2019
Harvey Indigenous Scholarship $5750
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander resident at St John's College
Open 29 November 2019
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships Varies
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
1 September 2019 31 December 2019
Michael H Rathgeber Scholarship $11,000
  • Australian resident at International House
  • High acheiver
31 August 2019 15 November 2019
NSW Aboriginal Housing Office Accommodation Grant Up to $10,000
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island student
  • Full-time student
  • Living independently
  • In housing stress
15 May 2020  31 May 2020
Ron Baumann Scholarship $6000
  • Coursework student studying social work, social welfare or humanitarian issues
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or experiencing disadvantage
12 June 2020 29 June 2020
Rosebrook Foundation Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship

$15,000

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Current or commencing undergraduate student
24 September 2019 10 October 2019
Scholarship for Regional and Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • From rural, regional or remote Australia
  • Applying for or enrolled in an undergraduate degree
25 September 2019 25 June 2020
Sydney Scholars Awards on Equity and Hardship Grounds $6000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • High academic achiever
  • Experiencing financial hardship
29 August 2020 30 September 2020
The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship $6000
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Studying teaching, education or health
5 September 2019 8 October 2019
University of Sydney Access Scholarship $6000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • High academic achiever
  • Non-recent school leaver
  • Financial hardship or other disadvantage
29 August 2020 31 December 2020
Valerie Joan Beale Bequest $20,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Coursework student
  • Equity Scholarship applicant
1 September 2019 31 December 2019
Charles Herbert Currey Memorial Scholarship Up to $7000
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree
  • Accepted into an exchange program or short-term mobility program
TBC TBC
Kathleen Margaret K and Frederick E English Equity Scholarship $1000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • First year undergraduate student
  • Majoring in English
  • Experiencing disadvantage or hardship
1 March 2020 28 March 2020
Sciences Po Dual Degree Equity Scholarship $15,000 pa (for 2 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Full-time Bachelor of Arts (Sciences Po) or Bachelor of Economics (Sciences Po) student
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
15 February 2020 20 March 2020
The Clissold Scholarship $7000 pa (for course duration)
  • Domestic undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the University of Sydney Business School
11 November 2020 21 January 2021
The Sandra Cadwallader Indigenous Economics Scholarships $50,000 (for course duration)
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrol in a Bachelor of Economics
1 August 2019 7 January 2020
The University of Sydney Inspired By Business Gadigal Scholarship $10,000
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Minimum ATAR of 85 or equivaent
N/A N/A
Western Union Foundation Scholarship $7000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering or the University of Sydney Business School
  • High academic achiever
9 September 2020 13 January 2021
Douglas Jamieson Aboriginal Scholarship $6000
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Studying or commencing an undergraduate degree in science or engineering
  • Be from a rural, regional or remote area
1 July 2019 31 March 2020
The William John and Lizzie May Sinclair Scholarship $25,000
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or from a low socio-economic background
  • Studying an undergraduate engineering degree
August 2020 October 2020
Undergraduate Scholarship in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering $6000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Low SES or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled to study aeronautical or aerospace engineering
  • High achiever
August 2021 October 2021
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 pa (for up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Identify as a Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
N/A N/A
The Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled full time in a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
3 August 2020 2 November 2020
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Undergraduate Indigenous $29,000 (for up to 3 years) + $500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student in first-year nursing
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
Sydney Dental Hospital Indigenous Scholarship $17,000
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time Bachelor of Oral Health or the Doctor of Dental Medicine student
24 April 2020 24 May 2020
The Howard-Smith Scholarship TBC
  • Full-time student at the Con
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or rural/remote student
TBC TBC
Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship $6000
  • Australian citizen admitted through the Gadigal Program
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in full-time study and proceeding to second year of study in Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine
December 2019 February 2020
The Gregg Indigenous Scholarship $20,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Science or music student
  • Coursework applicant/ student
TBC TBC