Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Indigenous Scholarships aim to assist Indigenous Australian students by providing financial support for general education or accommodation costs associated with full-time study at a campus of La Trobe University.

There are different types of Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships available;

Indigenous Commonwealth Education Cost Scholarship (I-CECS);

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (I-CAS);

Indigenous Commonwealth Postgraduate Education Cost Scholarship (ICPECS)

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates

Unknown - check with provider


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:

  • La Trobe University

Study level:

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

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
Be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
Be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage;
Be enrolled in an undergraduate course, eligible graduate diploma or postgraduate degree at La Trobe University in 2021;

Additionally, to be eligible for the Accommodation Costs Scholarship (ICAS), you must;
Have lived in a regional/remote area of Australia prior to moving away to study at University.