The Bendi Lango Bursary

The APS Bursary of Financial Assistance for People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Descent (Bendi Lango bursary) was established by the Australian Psychological Society to support postgraduate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychology students.

Scholarship details

Value: $30,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates

Unknown - check with provider


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity

Areas of study:

  • Health services and support

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants do not need to be members of the APS;
Applicants must demonstrate their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage by confirmation in writing by the Chairperson of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander incorporated organisation;
Applicants must provide evidence of financial need;
Applicants must also provide proof of acceptance or current enrolment into an APAC-accredited postgraduate coursework degree.

How to Apply

Visit the Australian Psychological Society scholarships and bursaries page for information on how to apply.

Further Information

In addition, the recipient(s) will receive:

Complimentary APS student membership for the period of the financial assistance provided;
Complimentary APS membership for the first year post-graduation;
An invitation to present at the first APS Congress post-graduation, including complimentary Congress registration;