Scholarship for Australian Indigenous Women

The intention of the Australian Indigenous Women’s Scholarship is to support Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women studying in the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Health (SMAH) and Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS).

The scholarship is funded by Jean Clarke, a Fellow of the University of Wollongong. She has had a life-long passion for access and equity and the importance of education for women, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In the event of exceptional applicants, the selection panel reserves the right to split the funding between multiple recipients.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Women only

Areas of study:

  • Engineering
  • Health services and support
  • Medicine
  • Science and mathematics

At Institution:

  • University of Wollongong

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

Application Criteria:
Applicant must maintain enrolment in any undergraduate or honours degree in the Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health or Engineering & Information Sciences;
Applicant must maintain minimum 50+ WAM;
Confirmation of Aboriginality will be confirmed before any offer of scholarship;
Applicant must be female.

How to Apply

Applicants must provide a cover letter, Resume and a one page statement that outlines how the scholarship assist with your studies – Career Goals – Commitment to your field of study