Indigenous Student Science Bursary – BSc and BSc Extended

This award, worth approximately $500, supports Indigenous Australian students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Extended who demonstrate financial need or disadvantage.

Applications open

1 Jan 2018

Applications closed

4 Mar 2018

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $500

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Indigenous Australian as verified by Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development, and enrolled in the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Extended) at the University of Melbourne

    Selection criteria

    Selection is based on a cover letter setting out the applicant's financial circumstances, plus an application for a Student Grant.

  • Application process

    Apply via the online form which includes submission of a cover letter.

    Apply for a financial need assessment via the University of Melbourne's Student Grants online application link.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    As soon as possible after financial need assessment by the Scholarships Office.

What are the benefits?

A one-off payment of approximately $500. The amount is determined by the number of successful applications.

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