Transport NSW Indigenous Alternative Pathway Scholarship


$15,000 a year for up to three years


New students


Any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University


Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • be commencing study full-time at Western Sydney University in an undergraduate course or alternative pathway program
  • have completed a Badanami Alternative Entry Program or The College
  • be willing to undertake work experience as a part of the scholarship

Applicants must complete the appropriate Application Form and submit the form to the Scholarships and Student Advancement Unit by the closing date.

Transport NSW

Transport for NSW is an integrated transport authority established by the NSW government to drive better transport outcomes for the community.

We're making improvements and developing major plans and projects to deliver a world class transport system for NSW.

We're customer-focused, we value collaboration, we're solutions driven, and we prioritise integrity and safety as values that define our organisation, guide our decision making and behaviour.

As an overarching agency, our business include Roads and Maritime Services, Sydney Trains, NSW Trains and State Transit Authority.

We employ more than 25,000 people across a range of industries and professions and our employees enjoy interesting, challenging and rewarding careers, as well as unique employment experiences centred on career progressions, learning, development and flexibility. Our Talent Program participants have strong academic records, are highly motivated and willing to offer innovative solutions to any of the challenges thrown at them during their time with us. They have a strong customer focus and are able to think with initiative and comfortably collaborate with a team. Our Talent Program participants are people of integrity who value safety as a priority for our people and our customers.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.