2023 Google Future Leaders in Tech Scholarships

The 2023 Google Future Leaders in Tech Scholarship was established to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate or Masters students with tech-focus. Google Scholarships provide the opportunity for Indigenous students to access funds to support their studies at universities Australia-wide.

Two scholarships valued at $10,000 will be available.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates


Open: 04/09/2023
Close: 29/10/2023


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Engineering
  • Science and mathematics

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA
  • ACT
  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria includes:
  • Be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. 
  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be accepted as such by the community in which they live or have lived. 
  • Provide written confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. 
  • Must be 16 years or older at the time they commence their studies.
  • Written confirmation of enrolment in an undergraduate degree at an Australian University.
  • Must have successfully completed at least one year of full time equivalent undergraduate study in current degree or be enrolled full time in a Masters program in a field relating to the following:
    • Information Technology and Information Systems
    • Computer Science
    • Information Science
    • Computer Animation
    • Software Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Cybersecurity
    • Cloud Computing
    • Quantum
    • Data Science
    • Data Structures
    • Algorithms

How to Apply

Please see FAQ for additional required documentation and information here.

Further Information

 The Scholarship is awarded to individuals (“Scholars”) as a contribution towards the cost of undertaking tertiary study at Australian universities and may be used for a range of purposes including (but not limited to):

  • University fees/Payment of HECS.
  • Textbooks and other essential study related equipment.
  • Computer hardware, software, and internet.
  • Residential school expenses 
  • Realistic but modest living expenses.
  • Other academic and study related resources.
More information see FAQs here.