Dean’s Indigenous Master of Professional Psychology Scholarship


50% of tuition fees per session for up to two years (one year if full-time, two years if part-time) plus a paid internship with the Department of Communities and Justice at the conclusion of the scholarship.


New students;


Master of Professional Psychology


Applicants must:

  • meet the entry requirements for the Master of Professional Psychology, as expressed in the Handbook
  • be commencing study full-time or part-time in the Master of Professional Psychology
  • be Australian citizens, permanent residents or permanent humanitarian visa holders
  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and provide Community Confirmation documentation

Applicants must complete the appropriate application form and provide a personal statement in support of their application outlining how the scholarship will assist them with their studies and their future career.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential and ability to meet the criteria.


  • The recipient must remain enrolled full-time or part-time in the required course (that is, not less than 20 credit points per semester)
  • The recipient must complete their placement for the unit 102539 Professional Psychology Placement with the NSW Department of Communities and Justice’s Psychological and Specialist Services unit
  • The recipient must complete the Master of Professional Psychology in order to undertake the internship at the conclusion of the scholarship.
  • The recipient is expected to maintain satisfactory academic progress by passing all subject attempts and maintaining at least a credit average (GPA 5.0) for the duration of the scholarship
  • If any of the specified conditions are not met, the recipient status and continuation of the scholarship will be assessed and determined by the University.