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UTS Council Indigenous Scholarship



Paid over 1 year





The intention of this Scholarship is to support a commencing Indigenous Australian student who is identified as a potential high achiever and who may have barriers to undertaking tertiary studies.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be/have:

  • Of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (must complete a Confirmation of Aboriginality form or provide a statutory declaration); and
  • Commencing UTS Undergraduate coursework student; and
  • Applied through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for an Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage; and
  • All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarship Application form to be eligible¬†

Selection process

Recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Motivation for and potential to achieve excellence in the nominated UTS course, as demonstrated by the Scholarship application;
  • Academic merit (ranked in ATAR order or equivalent).

In addition to financial need, preference will also be given to students who are able to demonstrate one or more other educational barriers as assessed by the UAC Equity Scholarship, including:

  • Regional or remote background
  • Sole parent responsibilities¬†
  • Carer reponsibilites
  • Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effect of abuse

How to apply

All applicants must apply by submitting an online Application Form. Full instructions are included on this form.


Need more information? Contact...

Scholarships Office
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research

Other information

For the full details of the Scholarship, please read the Conditions of Award.