Lochrie Indigenous Australian Education Scholarship

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Key scholarship details

Application status

Not open yet

Applications open

1 Oct 2023

Applications close

5 Jan 2024

Benefit amount

Up to $12,000

Eligible study level

Graduate coursework

Eligible student type

Domestic students

Eligible study stage

Future study

Benefit duration

One or more years


The Lochrie Indigenous Australian Education Scholarship supports Indigenous Australian students in the Master of Teaching or undertaking research in Indigenous Education, with up to $6,000 per year over the two-year duration of the course. If you are eligible for this scholarship, please apply. NOTE: application deadline extended to 15 January, 2024.


A living subsidy of approximately $6,000 per year for the two-year duration of the Master of Teaching or for up to two years of your research degree, based on full-time enrolment. Paid in two instalments annually following the census dates.


Up to $12,000


One or more years



Eligibility and selection criteria


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • be an Indigenous Australian* who is enrolled, or intends to enrol, in the 2024 intake of the Master of Teaching at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, OR
  • be an Indigenous Australian* undertaking research in Indigenous education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

*The status of Indigenous Australians must be confirmed by Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Devlopment.

Selection criteria

  • eligible applicants will be assessed on academic merit and responses to the application questions
  • preference will be given to students in the Master of Teaching (see eligibility above)
  • financial need will be taken into consideration

Study level:

Graduate coursework

Student type:

Domestic students

Study stage type:

Future study

Study area:


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How to apply

Submit an online application. The application form will be available when the scholarship opens.

For any questions regarding this scholarship, please submit an enquiry here.

When will I know the outcome?

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by February at the latest.


Not open yet

Applications open:

1 Oct 2023

Applications close:

5 Jan 2024

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Recipient feedback

We need Indigenous students to keep taking up these opportunities to show there is still a need for the financial assistance as we endeavour to take up tertiary studies and improve the socio-economic status of Indigenous people in Australia.

Josh Cubillo

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