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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
Browse the scholarships for prospective and current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying a postgraduate coursework degree.

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 postgraduate coursework 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
  • Commencing school leaver 
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 
  • Resident of University-owned accommodation
  • Full-time student
N/A N/A
Alf Waugh Indigenous Scholarship $6500
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Australian citizen
  • Coursework student
  • Demonstrate financial need
25 February 2019 31 January 2020

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 $12,000
  • Australian resident at International House
31 August 2019 15 November 2019
Michael H. Rathgeber Scholarship $12,000
  • International House resident
31 August 2019 15 January 2019
Roberta Sykes Scholarship $30,000
  • See page details
Various Various
The Aspiration Initiative Up to $70,000
  • See page details
Various Various
The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship $6000
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Studying teaching, education or health
5 September 2019 13 January 2020
The University of Sydney Indigenous International Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Going on international exchange
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Australian citizen
N/A N/A
Wu Charity Trust Fee Scholarship for Urban Planning Tuition fees + SSAF
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Postgraduate coursework student in urban and regional planning
20 August 2019 29 August 2019
Wu Charity Trust Support Scholarship in Urban Planning Up to $5000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Postgraduate coursework student in urban and regional planning
20 August 2019 29 August 2019
Indigenous Scholarship in Social Work $750 to $6000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Studying social work
15 August 2019 6 September 2019
The Gregg Indigenous Scholarship $20,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Science or music student
  • Coursework applicant or student
1 July 2019 31 January 2020
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
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme $15,000 (for up to four years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Pharmacy student
  • Rural Health Club member
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Australian Medical Association Indigenous Peoples Medical Scholarship $10,000 (for degree duration)
  • See page details
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Indigenous Postgraduate Coursework Tuition Fee Scholarship Tuition fees + SSA fees
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Coursework student at Sydney Medical School
  • Employed in clinical practice or on approved leave
N/A 20 July 2019
Phillip and Eugenea Lee Scholarship TBC
  • Student from Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Study a postgraduate coursework indigenous health program in the Sydney School of Public Health
18 July 2019 31 July 2019
Public Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship $10,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Commencing a Master of Public Health
  • Hold a Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
15 May 2019 30 June 2019
Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs $1000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate financial need and a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
10 June 2019 31 July 2019
The Harvey Sutton Public Health Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Demonstrate a commitment to social justice 
15 May 2019 30 June 2019
The Rabbi Brasch Bursary $25,500 (for up to four years)
  • Student about to commence a Doctor of Medicine
  • Financial need
March 2020 March 2020
The University of Sydney Public Health Equity Scholarship $10,000
  • Master of Public Health student
  • Experienced hardship or disadvantage
15 May 2019 30 June 2019