Indigenous Scholarships

We believe in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation at every level of our study, work and research.

We offer support for Indigenous students at many levels, including financial support through scholarships.

For those of you in Years 11 and 12, you might be interested in attending the Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School, an annual event established by Engineering Aid Australia and hosted by the University of Sydney in January.

Please note: the scholarships below require completing an online application. The online application process requires Adobe Flash, and for a trouble-free application, we recommend using Google Chrome, particularly if you are using an Apple Macintosh.)

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Bouygues Engineering Leadership Scholarship in Civil Engineering
 

Open to Australian citizens who are recent school leavers and also identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, who qualify and enrol into an undergraduate civil engineering program at the University of Sydney, and commence in Semester 1, 2016.

Australian citizens from rural EAS schools who are recent school leavers may also apply, but priority will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

The objective of the Scholarship is to facilitate a recipient’s structured learning in civil engineering and to provide them with practical industry experience to advance their growth as an engineering practitioner.

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$18,000 p.a. for up to four years Wednesday 6 January 2016

Applications are now closed

Biomedical Industry Partner Leadership Scholarship
  Open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who qualify and subsequently enrol into an undergraduate Biomedical Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies to commence in Semester 1 2016.

Please note, when applying for this scholarship, you will need to provide:
  • a personal statement addressing relevant personal qualities, leadership potential, extracurricular activities and community involvement
  • and your most recent year 12 report
You should have this information ready before beginning your application

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$18,000 p.a. for a maximum of four years
Wednesday 6 January 2016

Applications are now closed

Campus Infrastructure Services Scholarship In Project Management Leadership

All prospective students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent who qualify to enter and enrol into a Bachelor of Project Management program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney, and commence in Semester 1, 2016.

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$18,000 p.a. for Up to three years Wednesday 6 January 2016

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Undergraduate Scholarship In Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering

Open to undergraduate students who are Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents from a low socio economic background or of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who are expecting to qualify in their final year of schooling to enter and enrol into the Bachelor of Engineering degree aeronautical/aerospace program with an ATAR of 95 and above. Preference will also be given to rural EAS students.

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$6,000 p.a. for Up to four years Friday 9 October 2015

Applications are now closed