The Western Jilya Institute Scholarship

The scholarship provides eligible psychology students with $10,000 to help with study, living and transport costs, affording vital financial assistance at any stage of their undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Scholarship details

Value: $10,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates


Close: 01/07/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

Any in Australia

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


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

Eligibility Criteria

Students MUST be enrolled to study psychology;
Students must be in enrolled in an Australian university;
Students must provide proof of enrolment;
Students must provide academic transcripts as proof of good academic standing
The scholarship preferences those who have remote and rural connections and/or who wish to work in remote and rural locations upon graduation.

How to Apply

Visit the Westerman JIlya Institute for Indigenous Mental Health Scholarships page for information on how to apply.