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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 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
9 March 2022 23 March 2022
Appen Inclusive Al Scholarship in Computational Linguistics $8,000
  • Undergraduate coursework student in Faculty of Engineering
  • Enrolled in COMP5046
9 May 2022 29 May 2022
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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Bendigo Bank Indigenous Scholarship Program $5,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • First-year or mature age students in 2022 studying at an Australian university 
  • Study full-time in 2022 in an approved Australian course
1 December 2021 18 February 2022
Elevate Scholarship  Various
  • Domestic student
  • Identify as a woman
  • Commencing a STEM degree or Master of Business Administration (MBA) at an Australian University
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Gadigal Accommodation Scholarship Various
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time student
  • Commencing school leaver
N/A N/A 
Gen Re Advancement Scholarship $7,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Penultimate year of study
  • Financial hardship or other disadvantage
TBC TBC
ITNewcom Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership Scholarship $7,500p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic
  • An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Admission to undergraduate course
17 March 2022 30 March 2022
Lee Ming Tee Indigenous Scholarship $42,000 per year
(up to 3 years)
 
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commenced first year of full-time undergraduate study in the 2019 academic year
9 March 2022 23 March 2022
Mirvac Indigenous Scholarship $15,000 for 1.5 years
  • Domestic Student 
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Enrolled in penultimate year of study in an undergraduate coursework degree
  • Attend a paid internship with Mirvac
22 September 2022 29 September 2022
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 2022 31 December 2022
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
29 July 2022 31 August 2022
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
Kathleen Margaret K and Frederick E English Equity Scholarship $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • First-year undergraduate student
  • Majoring in English
14 December 2021 30 March 2022
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
3 May 2022 17 May 2022
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
21 January 2022 7 February 2022
The Sandra Cadwallader Indigenous Economics Scholarships $50,000 p.a. (degree duration)
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Qualify and enrol full time into the Bachelor of Economics or the Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies following the completion of the HSC or equivalent
23 August 2022 4 October 2022
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Social Work $10,000 per annum (for up to 3 years)
  • Undergraduate student
  • Identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person 
  • Studying social work
  • Demonstrate financial need
11 July 2022 5 August 2022
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 $15,000 p.a. (up to $60,000)
  • Current school leaver
  • Enrol in a bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Engineering
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
12 April 2022 24 September 2022
ICDF Engineering Indigenous Scholarship $31,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Apply for or be currently enrolled in an Engineering undergraduate degree in one of the following fields: Civil, Electrical, Aeronautical, Mechanical, Mechatronic or Space Engineering, Project Management or Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
17 November 2021 13 December 2021
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 13 December 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
  • Apply to study aeronautical or aerospace engineering
  • High achiever
29 September 2021 1 February 2022
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
26 April 2022 30 October 2022

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 February 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
Rosemary Valentine Memorial Prize TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium of Music
  • Studying voice or piano
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
The Howard-Smith Scholarship TBC
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium of Music
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship $6000 20 July 2022 31 January 2023
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
26 August  2022 7 November 2022
Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning Indigenous Scholarship $10,000 p.a. (for duration of degree)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commencing or enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program in School of Architecture, Design and Planning
21 October 2021 8 February 2022
Lebanese Ladies Association Scholarship in Arabic Language and Cultures $8,200 p.a. (up to 1 years)
  • Full time third year student in a B of Arts or B of Arts / B of Advanced Studies
  • Student enrolled full time in a B of Advanced Studies or standalone appended or embedded Honours program
  • Majoring in Arabic Languages and Cultures
TBC TBC
Tom Austen Brown Undergraduate Scholarship in Archaeology $22,000
  • Unconditional offer in B. Arts, B. Arts/Adv Studies or Diploma of Arts
  • Major in Archaeology
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
28 March 2022 22 April 2022
Tom Austen Brown Honours Scholarship in Archaeology $22,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours)
  • Honours research area in Archaeology
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
28 March 2022 4 April 2022
 
 
 

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