ANU CSIRO Indigenous Scholarship

The CSIRO Indigenous Scholarship aims to support further engagement with the sciences amongst Indigenous Australians and to provide financial support to overcome obstacles to education as well as an opportunity to engage with the CSIRO and build a relationship and pathway into a career in the sciences.

Scholarship details

Value: $15,000 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates


Open: 26/03/2021
Close: 18/04/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Engineering
  • Science and mathematics

At Institution:

  • Australian National University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT

Eligibility Criteria

The award is available each year to a prospective or current ANU student who:
Is an Australian citizen; and
Is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
Identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person; and
Is accepted as such by the community in which they live, or formerly lived; and
iI enrolled in, or receives an offer into any Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) related undergraduate degree program.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates will be considered by submitting a statement of between 500 – 600 words outlining:
Your passion for STEM;
A passion, ability and initiative in your approach to study; and
Your interest in the work and research undertaken by the CSIRO.

Applications can be forwarded to with the email subject CSIRO Indigenous Scholarship Application.