Indigenous Smart Start Grant

This grant aims to support Indigenous students with the costs associated with commencing tertiary level studies.


One-off payment of $2,000, for one year


Indigenous students commencing tertiary studies for the first time


Any undergraduate degree at the University or First Year Program (Diploma) at The College


Applicants must:

  • provide confirmation of Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity Statutory Declaration
  • be commencing an undergraduate course at the University or First Year Program (Diploma) at The College, and be commencing studies at a tertiary level for the first time
  • be enrolled full-time (3 or 4 units)
  • not be in receipt of any University-funded scholarship

Application and Selection Process

All eligible students will be contacted directly via their student email account after their enrolment is confirmed.

Applications for this scholarship are now open. Apply now via our Online Application Portal (opens in a new window).