Establishing eligibility for Indigenous specific services and opportunities.

RMIT have a number of targeted programs and opportunities designed to specifically increase participation and to support the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

To ensure that these programs and opportunities have their intended impact we require evidence confirming eligibility as a condition of accessing Indigenous specific services and resources such as:

  • admission through the Indigenous Access Program
  • accessing Indigenous specific scholarships and bursaries
  • accessing other Indigenous specific services and opportunities

Undergraduate student services and scholarships

Documentation confirming that you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person will be requested by the staff from Ngarara Willim if it is required. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the process. We are here to help.

For RMIT’s undergraduate Indigenous services, a person may confirm Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity through:

  1. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by board members of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Land Council, or
  2. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by a delegate of an incorporated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation
  3. A copy of your birth certificate and a copy of your parent/s confirmation of Aboriginality as described above.
  4. or by completing the Statutory declaration (PDF, 153KB) witnessed by an authorised witness. 

Postgraduate services and scholarships

To be eligible for Indigenous specific postgraduate scholarships and opportunities, documentation confirming your eligibility as an Indigenous person is required. This information will be requested by Ngarara Willim staff. Please feel free to contact Ngarara Willim if you have any questions about the process.

For RMIT’s postgraduate Indigenous services and scholarships, a person may confirm their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity through the following:

  1. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by board members of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Land Council or cooperative
  2. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by a delegate of an incorporated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation or cooperative    
Contact us

Address:
Building 5, Level 1, Room 5
124 La Trobe Street
City campus

Phone:
+61 3 9925 4885

Email:
ngarara@rmit.edu.au