Research Scholarships Information

Scholarships are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to undertake Research Higher Degrees.

Each university has its own scholarships information for Research Higher Degree students. Examples of scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Higher Degree students include:

  See the links to Research Programs at universities across Australia for more information. In addition to this, the following scholarships are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Higher Degree students:

International Indigenous Scholarships

Scholarships are available for Indigenous Australians to study overseas at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard. Funding is available for either a masters, a PhD program or executive development programs. Before applying, interested candidates should contact the Aurora scholarships team at [email protected] for further information and to discuss faculty selection.

Charles Perkins Scholarship

Each year the Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers scholarships for Indigenous postgraduates to study at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge for up to three years. The Perkins Trust website provides comprehensive information on the scholarship criteria, how to apply and key dates.

The Indigenous Students’ Guide to Postgraduate Scholarships in Australia and Overseas

This guide provides a comprehensive listing of all the postgraduate scholarship opportunities available to Indigenous Australians. It also provides a breakdown of scholarships by subject and other important information regarding scholarship opportunities. Other scholarships are available to all Australian students, including Indigenous Australian students, such as the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scheme. See Research Programs at individual universities for more information.