Alf Waugh Indigenous Scholarship

Established in 2015, the Alf Waugh Indigenous Scholarship was created by a donation from Ellen Waugh.

$6500 scholarship that provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with leadership potential and community involvement.

Scholarship details

Value: $6,500 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates


Open: 15/01/2021
Close: 10/02/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Sydney

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must:
    – identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined in the University of Sydney’s policy
    – be enrolled, or applying for admission into an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program 
    – not previously have completed the requirements for the relevant degree level that you are currently or will enrol in
    – show leadership potential and community involvement
    – demonstrate financial need.


How to Apply

To apply use this link.

Further Information

This scholarship is valued at $6,500 per annum and is tenable for one year only.
Preference will be given to students:
– enrolled within the Faculty of Engineering
– from the Northern Territory and/or rural and remote Australia (as defined by the Australian Government)