Top Education Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Scholarship

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entry Scholarship is for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students with demonstrated financial hardship commencing tertiary study for the first time.

Scholarship details

Value: $2,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity

Areas of study:

  • Business and management
  • Law and paralegal studies

At Institution:

Any institution

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


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

Eligibility Criteria

This Award is available to domestic students who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander enrolled in at least eight (8) units per year offered by Law or Business School which is equal to a total of 48 credit points per year;

The Award is available to all eligible Law applicants and to eligible undergraduate Business applicants;

Evidentiary requirements for School leavers, Gap year students and Mature age students include: ATAR results (or its equivalent) of 85.0 and records as part of the application process including any final secondary schooling reports and a written submission establishing additional criteria;

Evidentiary requirements for previous Tertiary students include academic transcripts that are required to establish a minimum credit average.

A written submission is to be made to the Dean of School and is to include the following details:

Confirmation of a student’s Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage;

To establish financial hardship, the submission is to include the following details;

Centrelink benefits (if any);

The student’s and their partner’s (if applicable) gross income for the previous two financial years and;

Details on any dependents and on any investments that the student may have;

The student who is the recipient of this Award must ensure that they maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.0 each year i.e. credits each year as a full-time student in order to maintain their eligibility to this Award.