Indigenous Students in Science Scholarship – Graduate

The Indigenous Students in Science Scholarship – Graduate is awarded to Australian citizens of Australian Indigenous descent in graduate coursework degrees in the Faculty of Science.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $20,000

Applicable study areas

Environment and natural resources; Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 4

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Be an Australian citizen of Australian Indigenous descent; and,
    • Have applied for a University of Melbourne Faculty of Science graduate degree by coursework.

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is offered to all eligible candidates who meet the minimum entry requirements for an eligible graduate coursework degree.

  • Application process

    Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered.

    There is no separate application process.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates are advised of the outcome by email, together with their offer letter.

What are the benefits?

  • $10,000 per year (paid in two instalments in April and September) for up to two years

Further Information

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