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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 undergraduate student
2 September 2019 13 September 2019
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 six 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
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
Ron Baumann Scholarship $6000
  • Coursework student studying social work, social welfare or humanitarian issues
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or experiencing disadvantage
2 May 2019 31 August 2019
Rosebrook Foundation Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship

$15,000

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • First year undergraduate student
31 May 2019 31 July 2019
Sydney Scholars Awards on Equity and Hardship Grounds $6000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • High academic achiever
  • Experiencing financial hardship
25 August 2018 28 September 2018
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
1 August 2018 31 December 2018
Valerie Joan Beale Bequest $20,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Coursework student
  • Equity Scholarship applicant
1 September 2019 31 December 2019
The Clissold Scholarship $7000 (for duration of course)
  • Domestic undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the University of Sydney Business School
22 October 2018 4 April 2019
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 1 December 2019
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
1 July 2019 31 January 2020
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

11 October 2019
(current students)

31 January 2020
(commencing students)

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
30 August 2019 8 October 2019
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
30 August 2019 8 October 2019
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to four years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
The Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled full time in a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
Susan Wakil Scholarships - Undergraduate Indigenous $29,000 (for up to three years) + $500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student in first-year nursing
27 August 2019 6 January 2020
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
1 July 2019
31 January 2020