Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Achievement Scholarship

Western Sydney University

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Achievement Scholarship aims to encourage academically gifted Australian Indigenous students who are either commencing or continuing their tertiary education at Western Sydney University.

Eligibility

Applicants must: be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; be able to demonstrate financial or other hardship; and be a school leaver enrolling at Western Sydney University for the first time having achieved a minimum ATAR of 65, or be currently enrolled in a Western Sydney University undergraduate degree having maintained a pass average in the previous semester. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.

Further details

Apply via UAC: applications for January offer round close early Jan.

Amount $5,000

The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year for up to 5 years (including honours).

Closing date Early January
Frequency Annual
Duration years
Student type Australian
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Accounting
Agriculture
Architecture
Psychology
Built environment
Business and management
Communications
Computing and information technology
Creative arts
Dentistry
Economics
Education and training
Engineering and technology
Environmental studies
Tourism and hospitality
Health services and support
Humanities and social sciences
Languages
Law
Para-legal studies
Mathematics
Medicine
Nursing
Pharmacy
Rehabilitation
Sciences
Social work
Sport and leisure
Surveying
Veterinary science
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