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First Nation Opportunities

 

HSC Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students

Scholarships are awarded to students to study to be primary and high school teachers.

 

NSW School Nanga Mai Awards

The Nanga Mai Awards are an annual event organised by Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate. The awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence and educational achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools, school communities and department directorates.

 

Blacktown City Council Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander NAIDOC Awards

Each year Blacktown City Council we celebrate the contributions of members of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to our City. 

This year we will be awarding the following categories:

  1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Citizen of the Year
  2. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Young Achiever of the Year (12-25)
  3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sports Person of the Year
  4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Person Living with Disability Award.

 

University, Colleges, and TAFE  

Aurora Foundation

The Portal lists scholarship resources and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

University of Sydney

The Gadigal Program is our Indigenous student pathway that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study at the University of Sydney.

 

University of NSW 

The Indigenous Admission Scheme (IAS) is an alternative entry pathway providing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to gain entry into a UNSW undergraduate degree of your dream.

Entry through IAS is based on consideration on your relevant life, work, educational, volunteer and training experience as preparation for study, in addition to any formal qualifications. Assessment for entry is administrated by Nura Gili in conjunction with UNSW Admission Office, Faculties and Schools across the university.

IAS is only open for degree programs that are outside our Indigenous Pre-Programs. If you are interested in Business, Education, Law, Medicine, Social Work or Science & Engineering apply via our UNSW Indigenous Pre-Program.

 

Western Sydney University

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pathway Entry Program is an alternative University Entry Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applicants can gain entry to any undergraduate degree* at Western Sydney University by completing our entry assessment and be supported throughout your education journey. 

*With the exception of the Doctor of Medicine degree which has it's own Indigenous pathway process

 

Charles Sturt University 

Charles Sturt University offers several scholarships for Indigenous students.

 

Australian Catholic University

Each ACU campus has its own hub for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The Indigenous Higher Education Units (IHEU) are welcoming, culturally safe and supportive places.

 

University of Canberra

The University of Canberra aims to improve higher education outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are committed to providing opportunities and ongoing support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to succeed as students at the University of Canberra. We provide a range of academic programs and pastoral support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

 

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame is committed to providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with the highest quality educational experience. Hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students have graduated from Notre Dame and gone on to work in medicine, nursing, education, law and many other professional areas. Notre Dame offers a range of services and support to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their transition to university and success once they’ve settled in. This includes dedicated Indigenous Student Support Officers, an Indigenous mentoring program, scholarships, admissions pathways, private and small-group tutoring, and placement opportunities, among other support.

 

Macquarie University

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Pathway (ATSIEP) provides advice and opportunities for Indigenous students who want to study undergraduate level courses at Macquarie.

 

Australian Government Study Assist Scholarship

You could apply for a scholarship as a domestic or international student for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Universities and higher education providers have their own scholarships. Check your provider's website or ask their scholarship office what you could apply for.

Domestic students may apply for:

 

BCG First Nations Scholarship & Internship

At BCG, we have a proud history of offering annual scholarships since 2004 to university students in Australia and New Zealand to support outstanding future leaders with their studies and beyond. Since 2021 we have offered a dedicated First Nations scholarship, designed to empower First Nation’s students and help them reach their goals.

We are looking for driven, curious students from all backgrounds who are excited by a challenge and want to have a positive impact on their communities, whether local, national or global.

As a BCG First Nations Internship and Scholarship recipient, you will:
• receive $20,000 in scholarship funding
• join one of our offices as an intern for 8 weeks
• learn about the work we do and explore how you can make a difference with our clients, colleagues, and communities
• be assigned a mentor through the remainder of your studies, as well as a buddy who will support you during your internship
• gain real-world experience before you graduate

 

Google Future Leaders in Tech Scholarships

The Google Future Leaders in Tech Scholarship was established to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate or Masters students with tech-focus. Google Scholarships provide the opportunity for Indigenous students to access funds to support their studies at universities Australia-wide.

Two scholarships valued at $10,000 will be available.

 

Nursing and midwifery Scholarships

NSW Health offer postgraduate and career development scholarships. Financial support for registered nurses and midwives to drive innovation and excellence in care through .

 

To explore the offerings provided by the institution,  below, please click on  the institution.

 

Charles Darwin University

Australian Catholic University Scholarships

Notre Dame Australia

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)

Australian National University

Charles Sturt University

International College of Management Sydney

La Trobe University

Macquarie University

Southern Cross University

Torrens University Australian

University of Canberra

University of New England

University of Newcastle

University of Tasmania

University of NSW

University of Technology

University of Wollongong

Sydney University

Western Sydney University

 

Good University Guide

This site provides opportunities at a variety of Universities, higher education and vocational sectors across Australia

There are currently more than 3000 scholarships available to Australian students, across both the higher education and vocational sectors. Scholarships can cover an array of costs from tuition fees to living and accommodation costs, Good University Guide advice is to investigate your options early on as the amount of information to get through and applications to fill can be overwhelming.

 

TAFE

Everyone deserves the opportunity to explore their talents and to fulfil their potential. Regardless of your circumstances, you deserve the chance to create a better future through education and training. Every year we award hundreds of scholarships to our students, so make this year your year to be rewarded.

 

Australian Government Study Assist Scholarship

You could apply for a scholarship as a domestic or international student for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Universities and higher education providers have their own scholarships. Check your provider's website or ask their scholarship office what you could apply for.

Domestic students may apply for:

International students may check for available scholarships in Australia(Opens in a new tab/window) on the Study in Australia website.

 

Bert Evans Scholarships

The Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships help NSW apprentices facing hardship to excel and complete their apprenticeships, helping them to develop a fulfilling career and strengthening the growth of their industry.

 

Blacktown City Council Tertiary Scholarship Program

Blacktown City Council will award 15 Tertiary Scholarships. Each valued at $1500, successful applicants will need to have completed at least one year at a recognised tertiary institution (university, Tafe, college etc) in previous year, and be continuing their studies in the following year.

 

Youth Development Scholarships

NSW Community and Justice will be offering up to 1,400 scholarships to students enrolled in education or training. Successful applicants will receive $1,000 to help with school expenses and secondary support services.

 

Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships

Commonwealth Teaching Scholarships deliver on Action 2 under the National Teacher Workforce Action Plan to help attract high quality candidates into the teaching profession and to help address teacher workforce shortages.

 

Medical and health careers scholarships

The NSW Rural Doctors Network offers scholarships for students interested in having rural experience as part of their studies.

 

Youth Development Scholarships

NSW Community and Justice will be offering up to 1,400 scholarships to students enrolled in education or training. Successful applicants will receive $1,000 to help with school expenses and secondary support services.

 

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Are you a problem solver with a genuine passion to make a difference? Are you considering postgraduate study next year?

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, helps you access the support and networks you need to back your ideas, and create a positive impact in your community and beyond, through your research and studies.

With a focus on developing leadership potential, the scholarship includes a transformative Leadership Development Program to shape your unique skills. There is also an opportunity to add a global context to your education with tailored international experiences (provided no travel restrictions), and all Westpac Scholars get lifelong membership to the W100 – a diverse and growing network of inspiring young Aussies.

17 scholarships are awarded every year to individuals from all backgrounds who are starting postgraduate studies at one of our nine partner universities