The Perth Airport Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Perth Airport Pty Ltd, owner and operator of Perth Airport will be offering one scholarship valued at up to $20,000 each to 1st year Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking an Undergraduate degree in an eligible course listed below. The Perth Airport Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship was established in 2010 when Perth Airport entered into a partnership with ECU to provide financial support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. A payment of $2,500 is made each semester (or pro rata for part time study) for the duration of the course up to 4 years (480 credit points).

Scholarship details

Value: $20,000 approx. total

Duration: 4 Years

Application dates


Open: 01/03/2022
Close: 30/03/2022


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Business and management
  • Engineering
  • Health services and support
  • Law and paralegal studies
  • Psychology
  • Science and mathematics
  • Tourism, Hospitality, Personal Services, Sport and recreation

At Institution:

  • Edith Cowan University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
  • be enrolled in 1st year of course in an eligible Bachelor degree at ECU;
  • have and maintain an academic progression status of GREEN; and
  • not be in receipt of another scholarship that is $1,500 or greater per semester.

How to Apply

CV + Personal statement of 500 words addressing:

  • What do you hope to achieve upon completion of your studies and how would the Perth Airport Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship help you achieve these goals?
  • Describe how you will apply your skills in the Noongar community.

Further Information

Eligible Courses

  • Bachelor of Commerce W23
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Psychology W75
  • Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management K93
  • Bachelor of Laws V72 and Y11
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce W28
  • Bachelor of Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations Y99
  • Bachelor of Health Science K97 (Major in Occupational Safety and Health MAAAHW)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Aeronautical) Y73
  • Bachelor of Aviation K99
  • Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security)