Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
The following scholarships are specifically for Australian Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or South Sea Islander students. These students are also encouraged to consider scholarships listed by study area.
Arrow Energy Indigenous Scholarship Program
The Arrow Energy Indigenous Scholarship Program will support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain qualifications at JCU and provide employment pathways. It comprises two scholarship types, The Arrow Energy Resource Sector Indigenous Scholarship and The Arrow Energy Indigenous Scholarship. Information Sheet
Open to: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students enrolling at JCU.
Value: $10,000 each
Closing Date: 31 January each year - Application Form
Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation
Open to: students who identify as Australian South Sea Islanders as defined in the 2000 Queensland Government Recognition Statement of the Australian South Sea islander Community.Value: $5,000 per year (full-time students) or $2,500 per year (part-time students)Closing Date: Early February each year.
The application form is available from the Multicultural Affairs of Queensland website.
Commonwealth Scholarships for Indigenous students
Open to: Indigenous students who undertake an undergraduate course of study or a Tertiary Access Course at JCU. The Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) Program aims to assist Indigenous students have better access to and increased participation in higher education. Students need to apply to JCU directly.
Value: In 2013 from $1,234 up to $12,067.
Closing Date: 2013 Round 2 - 26 July 2013.
Elizabeth Cookson Memorial Bursary
Open to: students who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders or South Sea Islanders who are starting an honours program in any of the following discipline areas: anthropology, history, Indigenous Australian Studies or Literature. The student must investigate an issue of relevance to Aboriginal, Torres Strait or South Sea Islander culture.Closing Date: 15 March each year. Application Form
Faculty of Science & Engineering Indigenous Student Entry Bursaries
Open to: First year full-time domestic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students of Faculty of Science & Engineering who have received an Overall Position (OP) between 1 and 8 or its equivalent from other Australian States.Value: a standard laptop computer.Closing Date: 31 January 2013. Application Form
Hugh Alexander Grierson Trust Bursary
Open to: full-time domestic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students of the University.
Value: $5,000 in money, books, equipment or payment for residential accommodation.Closing Date: 31 December each year Application Form
JCU Access Fund
JCU Access Scholarships and JCU Access Bursaries
Open to: full-time students who are in their first year of study.
Value: $5,000 or $1,500 for one year.
JCU Support Grants
Open to: full-time students who are in their second year of study.
Value: $500 JCU Bookshop credit.
Round 2 - 26 July 2013Application Form
The Wood Scholarship
Open to: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, studying medicine or allied health at James Cook University.
Value: up to $25,000 per annum to be paid quarterly in advance or such amount as the Selection Committee determine from time to time.Closing Date: Friday 12 April 2013. Application Form
Thelma Myers Memorial Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing Scholarship [PG]
Open to: students who are registered nurses and who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
Value: currently $7,000.Closing Date: closed. Application Form
Bruce And Carol Kendall Undergraduate Memorial Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 23 days ago
This scholarship is in memory of Bruce and Carol Kendal who both graduated from UTS in 1990 with a Diploma in Teaching. Bruce and Carol were committed to improving the future for Indigenous people...
Dr Bob Morgan Exchange Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 23 days ago
This exchange scholarship is named in honour of Dr Bob Morgan, the former Director of Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning from 1987 to 1991. This scholarship is available to an Indigenous studen...
Laurie Cowled Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 22 days ago
For a female Australian Indigenous student; valued at up to $20,000 to cover the cost of tuition, UTS accommodation and some living costs. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit...
Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 22 days ago
The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is funded by Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The Scheme was established in recognition of Dr Arnold 'Puggy' Hunter's significant...
Jumbunna Commencement Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 22 days ago
This Scholarship was established in 2012 by the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning to support commencing Indigenous students at the start of their undergraduate studies at UTS. Value and durati...
Charlie Perkins Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 23 days ago
The Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers two annual scholarships to talented Indigenous Australians for postgraduate study at either the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge in the ...