Indigenous Residential Scholarship

The Indigenous Residential Scholarship at The Women’s College within The University of Sydney is a residential scholarship in partnership with The University of Sydney and is for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander students based on financial need and academic merit. The scholarship covers full residential fees (less a small co-payment) for three years. Several students have already benefited from these scholarships to assist them during their studies at The University of Sydney.

Scholarship details

Value: $15,000 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Availability: 4 scholarships offered

Application dates


Close: 05/10/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit
Remote/rural students
High school leavers
Women only

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Sydney

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


Any location

Eligibility Criteria

Indigenous applicants need to be starting their undergraduate degree.
The scholarship commences in the applicant’s first year of university. Scholarships are based on academic merit and financial need.

How to Apply

Applicants need to contact The University of Sydney’s Gadigal Program
Then review the University’s support programs for indigenous students.
Complete a Women’s College enrolment application.
Also complete a 2022 Women’s College Scholarship application.