Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships

Scholarships are designed to assist students in their transition into higher education and financially support students throughout their journey. There is a generous scheme to support students’ on campus accommodation costs

Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students not only assist your studies, they can open the door to a network of support on and off campus.

Browse the list of available Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships

Oorala Merit Prize

We are committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with scholarships to help achieve their goals. As part of this commitment the Oorala Aboriginal Centre has put the Oorala Merit Prize for Undergraduate and Enabling Course Students

Presentation of Oorala Study Support Package for Commmencing StudentThe Oorala Merit Prize is designed to recognise high-performing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students' success.

The prizes for undergraduate students will be awarded annually to three students from each Faculty who have completed a minimum of 72 credit points. Additionally, one TRACKS student and one student from the Pathway Enabling Program, who have successfully completed their course, and are currently enrolled in an undergraduate unit of study at UNE, will be considered for a Merit Prize.

The prizes will be awarded to students with the highest course grade point average (GPA) at the time of selection.
The Merit Prize is a one-off prize awarded once throughout your studies at UNE.

Keep posted via the Hub, the Oorala website and facebook page.

For more information contact Oorala Aboriginal Centre on 02 6773 3034 or freecall 1800 622 384

Scholarship for Indigenous Medical and Health students

The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship recognises the immense contributions of Indigenous Australians throughout all sectors of society. However, the scholarship also acknowledges that Indigenous health professionals remain too few, numbering an estimated 0.3% of the national healthcare workforce. House Call Doctor, believes that healthcare professionals should reflect the diversity of patients they care for. Healthcare professionals from diverse backgrounds offer unique perspectives that enable the medical workforce to be more understanding and responsive to patient needs, both on an individual and community level.

The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship is for $5,000 and will be awarded to an eligible Indigenous student, with these funds contributing to their tuition fees and personal learning expenses.

  • Applications will open on 2nd of April 2018 and close on 14th December 2018

Scholarships and grants are available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.four AHO scholarship Recipients

There are a large number of scholarships specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students alongside numerous general scholarships.

If you have any questions about scholarships or financial assistance, contact the Oorala Student Support Team on 02 6773 3034 or freecall 1800 622 384

image: 2018 AHO Scholarship recipients, Emily Bishop, Brittanee Nash, Mollie Jackson and Curston Small.