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.