Regional and Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

A $5000 scholarship to support rural, regional or remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students during their first year of study.

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates


Close: 25/06/2020


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

Any institution

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

You must:
Be applying for or be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree;
Meet the requirements of HECS;
Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person;
Be from a rural, regional or remote Australian area.

Further Information

Recipients may hold the Scholarship on a part time basis due to extenuating circumstances (such as a medical condition) which limits the recipient’s capacity to undertake full time study.
The Scholarship is transferrable to another undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
To receive the second and final scholarship payment, the recipient must achieve a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 50 in the first semester.