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Scholarship details

2022 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Program

Status: Closed

Applications open: 11/01/2022
Applications close: 9/03/2022

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About this scholarship

The Scholarships Office aims to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by providing this one application to assess and inform students of any or all scholarships they may be eligible for. It is the gateway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all scholarships at Curtin University.

If you would like any assistance with your application or if you would like to speak with someone about this Scholarship, please do not proceed with this application but instead arrange a phone booking and one of our mentors will call you. 

  • Current Students
  • Future Students
  • Centre for Aboriginal Studies
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Pathways to undergraduate
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Students
  • Australian Citizen
  • Need Based
  • Merit Based

This scholarship provides a single gateway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to apply for all scholarships currently on offer at Curtin. 

There are many scholarships available in 2022 - some provide one-off payments, others provide support for the expected duration of the recipient's degree. Once you apply and are assessed for eligibility, then the Scholarships Office can advise you on the specific value of a scholarship.

Payment may be pro-rata based on enrolment.

Scholarship Details

All enabling courses, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply through the Indigenous Scholarships Program: 

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

Other eligibility criteria will vary according to the scholarship. The Scholarships Team will assess you and match you to a potential scholarship if possible, then advise you regarding eligibility.  Usually if you are successful in more than one scholarship, then you will be awarded the highest value scholarship.  You may have the opportunity to select your preferred scholarship. 

Application process

Step 1: Access application form

  • Application form can be accessed via the ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS or via the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page

Step 2: Complete

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Multiple scholarships can be applied for at one time
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found on the ‘Applying for scholarships’ page on the scholarships website

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date is listed at the top of the page and within the Scholarships Channel on OASIS
  • Incomplete applications will not be assessed
  • Once submitted, application status will change to submitted

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt will be sent to student email once application has been submitted

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Academic achievement
    • Financial need
    • If you are eligible for some particular scholarships, the Scholarships office may ask you to supply further information or supporting documents 

Step 6: Outcome

  • All successful and unsuccessful applicants notified of their outcome via the Scholarships Channel (Student OASIS) within 6-8 weeks of the scholarship closing date

Step 7: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must accept the terms and conditions via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) by the deadline


Enrolment Requirements

Requirements vary for each scholarship. If you are eligible for a particular scholarship, the Scholarships Team will direct you to the Enrolment requirements for that particular scholarship. 


Scholarships Office


T: 1300 222 888

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Further Information

For further information about applying for scholarships including important dates and tips for preparing your application, utilise the resources available on the Applying for Scholarships webpage.

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