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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships

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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
Aboud Scholarship $10,000
  • Resident of a rural area or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Commencing or enrolled undergraduate student
TBC TBC
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 and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time student
  • Living independently
  • In housing stress
TBC TBC
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
Rosebrook Foundation Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship $15,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Current or commencing undergraduate student
TBC TBC
Sydney Scholars Awards on Equity and Hardship Grounds $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • High academic achiever
  • Experiencing financial hardship
TBC TBC
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 $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • From rural, regional or remote Australia
  • Applying for or enrolled in an undergraduate degree
TBC TBC
The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship $6000
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Studying teaching, education or health
28 April 2021 13 May 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
TBC TBC
Valerie Joan Beale Bequest $20,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Coursework student
  • Equity Scholarship applicant
TBC TBC
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
18 December 2020 11 January 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
TBC TBC
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
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
24 September 2020 18 January 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
September 2021 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
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
TBC TBC
Dr Lawrence Smith Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander $2000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time undergraduate at Sydney Dental School or Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Demonstrate financial need
8 February 2021 2 April 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
28 September 2020 7 January 2021
Sydney Dental Hospital Indigenous Scholarship $17,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Full-time B Oral Health or D Dental Medicine student
TBC TBC
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 or D Medicine
N/A TBC
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
 
 
 

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