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

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates


Open: 01/03/2021
Close: 14/05/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Business and management
  • Engineering
  • Law and paralegal studies
  • Medicine

At Institution:

  • Edith Cowan University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part 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 GOODSTANDING; and
not be in receipt of another scholarship that is $1,500 or greater per semester.

Eligible Courses

School of Business and Law:
Bachelor of Commerce W23
Bachelor of Commerce Professional W22
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

School of Medical and Health Sciences:
Bachelor of Health Science K97 (Major in Occupational Safety and Health MAAAHW)

School of Engineering and Technology
Bachelor of Technology (Aeronautical) Y73
Bachelor of Aviation K99
School of Science
Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) Y89

How to Apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the Portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words addressing these questions:

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.
Applicants will be required to provide a CV along with their application.

Further Information

Selection Process
Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.

Selection will based on:

Content of Personal Statement