Sophia Fund Indigenous Bursaries

A generous donation from the Sophia Fund, has enabled the establishment of the Sophia Fund Indigenous Bursaries. They have been established to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake a higher education course.

Scholarship details

Value: $500 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates


Open: 09/12/2019
Close: 10/03/2020


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
High school leavers

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • Flinders University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • SA

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for these bursaries must:
Be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and be accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander by the community in which he or she lives or has lived;
Be in their first year of higher education study;
Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate course of study at Flinders University.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student Information System. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application. The application form for this scholarship is called “Indigenous Scholarships”, or you can search for it by the keyword “Indigenous”. You will be considered for multiple scholarships if you complete this application. Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in Student Two before applying as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including ATSI status, home and semester address, citizenship etc.