Bullivants Indigenous Scholarship for Engineering Students

This Scholarship provides encouragement, financial support and resources to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander tertiary students to enable them to achieve their career aspirations.
This will support 2 students undertaking an Engineering degree at any Australian University, for the value of $10,000 per student/per year, available for the entire duration of each student’s study (up to 5 years). There is also opportunities to gain hands on experience during uni holidays.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates


Open: 15/11/2021
Close: 09/01/2022


This scholarship is for:

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

Areas of study:

  • Engineering

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time


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

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must 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.
Applicants must provide a written statement confirming their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage.
Have obtained written confirmation of enrolment for an engineering degree at any Australian univeristy (if not already enrolled) and be undertaking full time study.
This scholarship is offered to Indigenous Australian students commencing Tertiary study in a discipline aligned to Engineering.  The scholarship is open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th year students with possibility of renewal if the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.

How to Apply

Visit Scholarship provider website to complete the application form and to attach the following documentation with your application:
  • A current CV;
  • A current photo (headshot) ;
  • An official transcript of your university results (from the most recent academic year);
  • Confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent through a signed statement from the Aboriginal Heritage Association, Aboriginal Corporation or Land Council of the country of your ancestors;
  • Two written references.

Further Information

Depending on funds available (re-assessed each year by Scholarship provider) students might be eligible to re-apply to receive this scholarship on a yearly basis for the whole duration of their program.

Part time students might be considered under exceptional circumstances, payments will be done on a pro- rata basis.