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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 Accommodation Award Various
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time student
  • Commencing school leaver
N/A N/A 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Scholarship

$10,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commencing an undergraduate degree through UAC
  • Minimum ATAR of 85
N/A N/A
Alf Waugh Indigenous Scholarship $6500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander coursework student
  • Demonstrate financial need
15 January 2021 10 February 2021
Aurora Indigenous Scholarships Portal Various
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
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Aurora Internship Program

Up to $4800
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
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NSW Aboriginal Housing Office Accommodation Grant Up to $10,000
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island student
  • Full-time student
  • Living independently
  • In housing stress
1 September 2021  30 September 2021 
Ron Baumann Scholarship $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Coursework student studying social work, social welfare or humanitarian issues
8 October 2021 29 October 2021
Sydney Scholars Awards on Equity and Hardship Grounds $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • High academic achiever
  • Experiencing financial hardship
8 April 2021 31 December 2021
Tertiary Access Payment $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Aged 16-22
  • Commencing undergraduate study following HSC or equivalent
  • Living in a regional or remote area
  • Relocate to within 90 minutes of the University
  • Combined parental income of less than $250,000
10 February 2021 24 February 2021
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Scholarship $2500 for 1 semester only
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • From rural, regional or remote Australia
  • Applying for or enrolled in an undergraduate degree
15 July 2021 30 July 2021
The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship $6000
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying teaching, education or health
28 April 2021 25 June 2021
The Women’s College Scholarships TBC
  • Must apply for residency at The Women’s College
N/A 5 October 2021
UAC Equity Scholarships Varies
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
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University of Sydney Access Scholarship $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • High academic achiever
  • Non-recent school leaver
29 August 2021 31 December 2021
Charles Herbert Currey Memorial Scholarship Up to $7000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • 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 $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • First-year undergraduate student
  • Majoring in English
TBC TBC
Sciences Po Dual Degree Equity Scholarship $15,000 p.a. (2 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time B Arts (Sciences Po) or B Economics (Sciences Po) student
15 October 2021 30 November  2021
IBB Gadigal Advanced Merit Scholarship $10,000 p.a.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying B Commerce or B Commerce/B Advanced Studies
  • Completed one year of full-time study at any university
N/A N/A
The Clissold Scholarship $7000 p.a. (degree duration)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Undergraduate Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or Business School student
11 November 2021 21 January 2022
The Sandra Cadwallader Indigenous Economics Scholarships $50,000 p.a. (degree duration)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Enrol full-time in the B Economics or the B  Economics/B Advanced Studies
23 August 2021 29 October 2021
BlueScope Indigenous Scholarship in Business $12,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commencing or continuing an undergraduate degree administered by the University of Sydney Business School
13 September 2021 10 January 2022
The University of Sydney Inspired By Business Gadigal Scholarship $10,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Minimum ATAR of 85 or equivalent
N/A N/A
Douglas Jamieson Aboriginal Scholarship $7000 p.a.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying or commencing an undergraduate degree in science or engineering
  • From a rural, regional or remote area
16 August 2021     3 September 2021
Faculty of Engineering One Sydney, Many People Scholarship $10,000 p.a. (up to $40,000)
  • Current school leaver
  • Enrol in a bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Engineering
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
25 August 2021 25 October  2021
The GO Foundation Indigenous Scholarship in Engineering $10,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Apply for or be enrolled in an undergraduate engineering degree
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
TBA TBA
The Jane Sheridan Scholarship $20,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commencing or enrolled in select fields of study
8 October 2021 7 November 2021
The William John and Lizzie May Sinclair Scholarship $25,000 p.a. (degree duration)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Applying for or enrolled in an undergraduate engineering degree
28 August 2021 15 November 2021
Undergraduate Scholarship in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering $6000 pa (for up to 4 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Low SES or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled to study aeronautical or aerospace engineering
  • High achiever
29 September 2021 15 November 2021
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
TBC TBC
The Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Enrolled full time in a B Laws
30 April 2021 31 October 2021

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme

$15,000 p.a. (for up to 4 years)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander pharmacy student
  • Member of the student Rural Health Club or a member of the University’s affiliate Rural Health Club
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Australian Rotary Health Indigenous Health Scholarship $5000 p.a. 
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying or commencing in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within medicine and health
  • Completed at least one year of tertiary study at an Australian University 
TBC TBC
Dr Lawrence F Smith Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • D Dental Medicine or B Oral Health student
  • In financial need
25 May 2021 8 June 2021
Greta Davis Equity Scholarship for Musically Talented Students $10,000 p.a.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying performance in a coursework or research degree at the Conservatorium of Music
TBC TBC
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Undergraduate Indigenous Up to $87,500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • First-year nursing student
27 August 2021 7 January 2022
Sydney Dental Hospital Indigenous Scholarship $17,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time B Oral Health or D Dental Medicine student
17 August 2021 14 September 2021
The Howard-Smith Scholarship TBC
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium of Music
5 March 2021 31 March 2021
Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Gadigal Program participant
  • Enrolled in full-time study and proceeding into the second year of the B Science/D Medicine
N/A 31 January 2022
The Gregg Indigenous Scholarship $20,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Science or music student
  • Coursework applicant or student
11 March 2021

24 March 2021

 

Marie Olive Armstrong Scholarship for Indigenous Students $8,000 p.a. (up to 5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or Conservatorium of Music
2 September  2021 16 October 2021
 
 
 

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