We acknowledge that our campuses are on the traditional lands of Aboriginal people, and we pay respects to their elders past, present and emerging.

Torrens University welcomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to our learning communities. We are committed to ensuring access and participation to all our services available to you from the beginning of your course, through to graduation.

It is our goal to support students with the challenges they may face through their academic journey and we want to ensure that your time with Torrens is enriching.
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Scholarships available

Scholarships are available to assist Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their studies. Torrens University and external organisations offer a range of scholarships, grants, prizes and bursaries for future and current students.

2019 Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Costs Scholarship
This scholarship seeks to support general costs associated with the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples studying at Torrens.
Value: $2500

2019 Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commencement Scholarship
This scholarship seeks to assist with start-up costs for studies.

Value: $500
2019 Torrens Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tuition Scholarship
This scholarship seeks to assist with a 50% reduction of tuition costs for selected courses undertaken in Business & Hospitality, Design or Health & Education.
Value: 50% reduction of tuition costs.

Application Criteria

Eligibility

  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • Enrolled as a Full – Time student at Torrens University Australia.
  • Demonstrate financial hardship.
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory academic performance.
  • Not in receipt of similar financial scholarship support.

How to apply

Please read all of the information below on how to apply. If you have any questions please email us at: Indigenousenquiries@laureate.edu.au

Start Date

Scholarship applications due

Wed 1st May, 2019

Fri 28th June, 2019

Please email your completed application to Indigenousenquiries@laureate.edu.au with the subject line Indigenous Student Scholarships 2019. *Applications close Friday 28th June 2019.
  • Students must provide a personal statement outlining how the scholarship will support their studies.
  • Students will also need to provide a confirmation of Aboriginality. If you need more information on what is accepted please contact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Liaison.

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