Lochrie Indigenous Australian Education Scholarship

If you are eligible for this scholarship, please apply. This 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.

Applications open

1 Oct 2023

Last day for applications

30 Nov 2023
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $12,000

Applicable study areas

Education, teaching and training

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Josh Cubillo, Alumni, Master of Education
    "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."
    Read Josh's story
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible 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 Development.

    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
  • Application process

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

    For questions regarding this scholarship please email: mgse-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au

    Submit a course application

  • When will I know the outcome?

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

What are the benefits?

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 enrollment.

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