Douglas Jamieson Aboriginal Scholarship

This Scholarship was established in 2014 to provide assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking undergraduate studies in Science of Engineering. 
The Scholarship is valued at $7,000 and is tenable for the duration of the degree.

Scholarship details

Value: $7,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates


Open: 16/08/2021
Close: 03/09/2021


This scholarship is for:

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

Areas of study:

  • Engineering
  • Science and mathematics

At Institution:

  • University of Sydney

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


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

Eligibility Criteria

You must:
  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined by University policy
  • be an Australian citizen
  • be studying or commencing in an undergraduate degree in science of engineering
  • be from a rural, regional or remote area
  • be experiencing financial hardship

Further Information

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
  1. academic merit
  2. level of financial disadvantage, and
  3. level of remoteness of previous residential address
Preference will be given to applicants undertaking studies in Mathematics.