Renee Nayler, recipient of Indigenous Access Scholarship .
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RMIT prides itself on creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to succeed in their chosen field. The following lists the range of RMIT and externally-funded scholarships available to further your personal and academic success.
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme
Aims to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake undergraduate or graduate studies in pharmacy at university.
AIEF-BHP Billiton Iron Ore Tertiary Scholarships
For Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders studying engineering or other mining related disciplines. Applications close 27 September.
Aurora Project International Indigenous Scholarships
For Indigenous Australians to do postgraduate study overseas. Closing dates vary.
Aurora Scholars’ Study Tour Scholarship
For Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students considering postgraduate study overseas, to visit UK and US institutions. Applications close 24 July 2013.
Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Grants
For indigenous people and non-indigenous people with a disability, to participate in education programs through small grants. Applications close end of March and September.
Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Scholarships
For undergraduate engineering students. Applications closed for 2012.
Australian Rotary Health Indigenous Health Scholarship
For study in mental health and other health areas. Closing dates vary.
Australian Psychological Society - Bendi Largo Bursary
For Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students undertaking postgraduate psychology who face difficult financial circumstances. Applications close 28 March 2014.
Charlie Perkins Scholarships
Postgraduate scholarships allowing talented Indigenous Australians to study at the University of Oxford for up to three years.
Department of Human Services Aboriginal Scholarships
Assists Aboriginal students to complete studies relevant to either a career in funded health or allied health sector. See website for closing dates.
Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program
Offers an annual program of scholarships and bursaries for female students in universities across Victoria enrolled in either a fourth year of a bachelor honours, a graduate diploma or a masters program, or for female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Applications close 31 March.
Heart Foundation Australian Indigenous Scholarship
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake a PhD or Masters (by research) in cardiovascular research. Applications close 20 June.
Indigenous Allied Health Australia Scholarships
For studies in allied health areas. Closing dates vary.
Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) Scholarship Fund
For mature-age Indigenous students to complete tertiary qualifications, enhancing their community’s development. Applications close 30 September.
Indigenous Cadetship Support (ICS)
For cadetships that provide money to cover living costs during study, and paid work experience opportunities. Closing dates vary.
Indigenous Rotary Intrain Scholarships
For Indigenous students studying Medicine, Nursing or any other health related courses. Applications close 14 February.
Indigenous Scholarships for Students
Website listing a wide-range of scholarships for Indigenous students.
Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (IYLP)
Provides financial support and leadership development opportunities.
For Indigenous students in health, allied health and community sector areas. Applications close 8 November 2013.
Koorie Teaching Scholarships
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake teaching study.
Koori Tertiary Scholarship Program
Assists Koori students to undertake full-time study in a range of justice-related fields.
Marilyn Godley Scholarship for Australian Indigenous Students
For female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students in an undergraduate degree. Applications close 31 March.
Mary MacKillop Foundation
For students undertaking tertiary studies, who have a commitment to indigenous education, health, human rights or justice.
Minoru Kokari Scholarship for Fieldwork
For a postgraduate fieldwork or related research in Australian indigenous history. Applications now closed.
Planning Pathways: Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
For Indigenous Australian students studying undergraduate tertiary planning degrees.
Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
Provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are intending to enrol or are enrolled in an entry level course in an eligible health related discipline (Certificate IV and above).
Rio Tinto Indigenous Cadetships
Provides financial assistance and vacation employment to full-time tertiary students from indigenous communities.
Roberta Sykes Scholarships
The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation offers a number of Indigenous students the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study at leading overseas universities each year.
VicRoads Indigenous Tertiary Scholarships
For indigenous undergraduate students in a variety of study areas.
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