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KPMG Indigenous Scholarship


A maximum of $55,000

A maximum period of 5 years





To provide financial assistance and the opportunity of a work placement at KPMG for a high achieving Indigenous student.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and provide either:
    • a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation; or
    • a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the applicant’s community who can confirm their identity and are not an immediate family member; and
  • commence, or continue in, an undergraduate Business, Law, Engineering or Information Technology degree, including single and combined degrees at UTS; and
  • intend to enrol, or are currently enrolled, full-time in an eligible course; and
  • apply for the scholarship online using the UTS Scholarship Application Form; and
  • be available to attend an interview in person. 

In addition, preference may be given to applicants that apply for a Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage.

Selection process

  • Academic merit, demonstrated by:
    • ATAR (or equivalent) for School Leavers; or
    • Grade point average (GPA) in current course for continuing UTS students;
  • Alignment of values, cultures and goals with that of KPMG as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview;
  • Motivation to succeed in their UTS course, as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview;
  • Demonstrated initiative in personal and professional life, as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview;
  • Interest in undertaking work experience or a vacation placement at KPMG, as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview;
  • Financial disadvantage as demonstrated by the UAC Equity Scholarship application may be taken into consideration.

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research
Phone: 1800 064 312

Other information

For the full details of this scholarship please see the Conditions of Award.