Australian Indigenous Education Foundation – University of Technology Scholarship

To provide support for Indigenous students with accommodation and living expenses and thereby enable recipients to complete undergraduate or postgraduate study at UTS.

The scholarship benefits are $10,000 per year + accommodation for standard course duration.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates

Open all year round


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Technology Sydney

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant must:
Be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and
Be eligible for and in receipt of ABSTUDY, unless otherwise agreed by AIEF; and
Be an AIEF Alum unless otherwise agreed by AIEF; and
Be (or will be on acceptance) a full-time UTS student undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate degree and residing at (or intending to reside at) a UTS Housing Service Residence; and
Require financial assistance to reside at a UTS Housing Service Residence, as assessed by UTS; and
Not (and will not be) in receipt of any other scholarship, cadetship, internship, employment, careers support or similar unless otherwise agreed by AIEF; and
Be enthusiastic about the educational opportunity offered by UTS and supportive of the objectives of AIEF and the Scholarship; and
Commit to participating in relevant AIEF Pathways Program activities and AIEF events and not participate in similar activities arranged by any other program or organisation, unless otherwise agreed by AIEF; and
Not be an employee of AIEF whilst in receipt of the Scholarship, unless otherwise agreed by AIEF.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a completed AIEF-UTS Scholarship Application Form and the UTS online Scholarship Application form.

Further Information

Selection process:
Involvement in extra-curricular and non-academic activities, particularly those that promote leadership qualities;
Motivation to succeed in your studies at UTS and achieve career and professional goals;
Ability to show initiative in order to overcome challenges;
Commitment to indigenous culture and the community;
That being a recipient of the AIEF-UTS scholarship will help you achieve your full potential.