Wilin Scholarship

Wilin Scholarship this scholarship, worth up to $8000, supports Indigenous Australian students by alleviating costs that can be barriers to achieving a university education.

Scholarship details

Value: $8,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Semester

Application dates

Open all year round


This scholarship is for:

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

Areas of study:

  • Creative arts
  • Humanities, culture and social sciences

At Institution:

  • University of Melbourne

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postdoctoral
  • Postgraduate research
  • Short executive courses

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

Be an Indigenous student of any discipline and year level within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.

How to Apply

Apply online via the link on website.  Only ONE APPLICATION is required to be considered for the Wilin Scholarship, the VCA Scholarship Endowment Fund- Wilin Access and Gerda Nicholson.

Further Information

Selection criteria:
Eligible applicants will be assessed on artistic and academic merit, career aspirations, financial need and likely success in completing the proposed course of study.