UTS Council Scholarship

The intention of this Scholarship is to support a commencing Indigenous student who is identified as a potential high achiever and who may have barriers to undertaking tertiary studies.

Scholarship details

Value: $5,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

Application dates

Open all year round


This scholarship is for:

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

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Technology Sydney

Study level:

  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant must:
Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
Be a commencing UTS undergraduate coursework student in the session of the scholarship selection; and
Apply for a Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage; and
Apply for the Scholarship online using the UTS Scholarship Application Form.

In addition to financial need, preference will also be given to students who are able to demonstrate one or more other educational barriers as assessed by the UAC Equity Scholarship application, including:
carer reponsibilites; long-term medical condition, disability, or ongoing effects of abuse; regional or remote background; sole parent responsibilities.

Academic merit will also be considered.

Further Information

Selection process:
Motivation for and potential to achieve excellence in the nominated UTS course, as demonstrated by the scholarship application;
Academic merit (ranked in ATAR order or equivalent).