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
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake studies in pharmacy.
AIEF-BHP Billiton Iron Ore Tertiary Scholarships
For Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders studying engineering or other mining related disciplines. Applications close 30 November 2012.
Aurora Project International Indigenous Scholarships
For Indigenous Australians to do postgraduate study overseas. Closing dates vary.
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 30 September 2012.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Research Grants program
Applications currently suspended.
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 31 March 2013.
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.
Fulbright Indigenous Scholarship
For Indigenous Postgraduate, Postdoctoral, Professional or Senior scholars to undertake a research, study or lecture program in the United States, in any field of academic study. Applications open 1 June 2013.
Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scholarships
To assist and support Indigenous university students to obtain a teaching degree. No awards will be made for 2013.
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 2012.
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 in health, allied health and community sector areas. Applications close 30 November 2012.
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.
Koorie Teaching Scholarships
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake teaching study. Application date to be confirmed.
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 2013.
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.
Neville Bonner Memorial Scholarship
For Indigenous Australians to study Honours in Political Science or related subjects. 2013 application date to be announced.
Planning Pathways: Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
For Indigenous Australian students studying undergraduate tertiary planning degrees.
Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
To study in an entry level qualification in a health-related discipline at an Australian university or TAFE (Certificate IV and above). 2013 applications now closed.
Roberta Sykes Harvard Club of Australia Scholarship
Provides funding to Indigenous postgraduate students who wish to undertake study at Harvard University. Applications close 15 December 2012.
VicRoads Indigenous Tertiary Scholarships
For indigenous undergraduate students in a variety of study areas.
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