Indigenous Smart Start Grant

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


Indigenous students commencing tertiary studies for the first time


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


$2,000 for one year


One-off payment of $2,000 


Applicants must:

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

Application and Selection Process

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