Indigenous General Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Students Commencing Term 1, 2022

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Indigenous General Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Students Commencing Term 1, 2022

UGCE1428

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$30,000
available for up to 6 years
Residency
Aus Citizen
Opens
01/07/2021
Closes
19/12/2021
For commencement Term 1 2021
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By applying for the Indigenous General Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Students Commencing Term 1, 2022 you may be considered for the following scholarships. More scholarships may be added to this list progressively.

Scholarship Value and Duration Eligibility
Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Merit Scholarship (UGCA1278)

$30,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program (up to 6 years)

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the BMed/MD program at UNSW.
Mr & Mrs Ngiam Tong Yuen Residential Scholarships for Indigenous Students (PUCE1023)

$25,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program up to 4 years

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in any UNSW undergraduate coursework degree program; and

  • Must have lived in a rural, regional or remote area within the two years prior to the start of your UNSW studies.
    Check the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system map to check your eligibility. All categories other than RA1 Major Cities of Australia are considered to be regional or remote with the exception of Hobart.
Maple-Brown Family Foundation Scholarship for Indigenous Students (UGCE1151)

$13,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the School of Business. Enrolment in a double degree is permissible.
Faculty of Engineering Indigenous Scholarship (UGCE1028)

$12,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Engineering.
School of Mathematics and Statistics Indigenous Scholarship (UGCE1268)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in a Bachelor of Advanced Science or Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics), including dual-award degrees with a declared major in the School of Mathematics & Statistics.
Malcolm Cole Indigenous Scholarship (UGCE1097)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the School of the Arts & Media. Enrolment in a double degree is permissible.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:
  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies

You must provide evidence supporting the above criteria in your online application. Please refer to the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents for a detailed list of examples.

Unanswered application questions or claims without supporting documentation will not be assessed. Late applications/supporting documentation will not be accepted.




Other Indigenous Merit Scholarships

No applications required


This scholarship will be automatically awarded to the student who shows the highest academic achievement and meets the eligibility criteria.

Scholarship Value and Duration Eligibility
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture Indigenous Scholarship (UGCE1390) $10,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program
  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate (single or dual) degree program in the Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture at UNSW, and

  • Preference will be given to rural applicants*
UNSW Indigenous Undergraduate Business Scholarship (UGCE1328) $5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program (up to 4 years)
  • Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander only); and

  • Have completed the UNSW Indigenous Pre-Program in Business; and

  • Have received a full offer to an eligible undergraduate degree program in the UNSW Business School.

*Must have lived in a rural, regional or remote area within the two years prior to the start of your UNSW studies.
Check the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system map to check your eligibility. All categories other than 'RA1 - Major Cities of Australia' are considered to be regional or remote with the exception of Hobart.

UNSW reserves the right not to award a scholarship, where there is no applicant of sufficient merit, or if the applicant does not meet the scholarship eligibility and/or selection criteria.