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Scholarships

scholarship [n.]

1. academic achievement; learning of a high level. 2. a grant made to support a student’s education, awarded on the basis of achievement.
Oxford Dictionaries

Scholarships, bursaries, grants, awards [financial] are all names for monetary amounts given to individuals to assist them with their studies, irrespective of their education level. The amounts involved may range from the hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars. Some may be supplied with restrictions or obligations attached, e.g. funds must be spent on specific objects, commitment to work for a group for a period of time.

We have not included areas such as HECS or HELP, which are government sourced funding, but which have to be repaid in some form over a period of time.

All state/territory specific scholarships have been placed under the various state headings, irrespective of what they cover. That is, scholarships for teaching, state specific nursing, state-based Indigenous applications, etc., are listed under state/territory groupings. Others are listed in specific groups.

This page looks at State & Territory scholarships information and Indigenous Scholarships.

The Second Page looks at scholarship Search Engines plus Specific Area and International scholarships.

It is impossible for a site such as this to include every scholarship link. If what you are seeking is not included below, we recommend you use a Search Engine to find your specific target, or the target area.

States & Territories

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Department of Education

Others, including Tertiary

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Northern Territory

Queensland

Education Queensland

  • Scholarships and Awards [Qld]
    ‘The Department offers a range of scholarships to school leavers, post-graduate students and departmental staff and employees’. Includes the following :

Others, including Tertiary

  • Boarding Schools Expo
    As part of this site you can find scholarship information for Boarding Schools covering type, Application & Closing Dates, Testing Dates and Audition Dates. [Check Scholarship Dates for details.] Note most occur in the first half of the calendar year.
  • Queensland Health
    Provides links to multiple external scholarship sources related to the Health Industry.
  • Financial Help and Scholarships
    Queensland Government, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Links for both areas.
  • Updated ! Scholarships and Financial Support
    Training Queensland.

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South Australia

Department for Education and Child Development

Others, including Tertiary

Tasmania

Department of Education

Others, including Tertiary

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Victoria

DET, Victoria

Others, including Tertiary

Western Australia

Department of Education

  • Olive A Lewis Scholarship
    ‘Children in Years 8, 9 and 10 in the Selective Academic Program’.
  • Updated ! Scholarships
    Annotated listing of secondary school scholarships from the Department of Education.

Others, including Tertiary

  • Boarding Schools Expo
    As part of this site you can find scholarship information for Boarding Schools covering type, Application & Closing Dates, Testing Dates and Audition Dates. [Check Scholarship Dates for details.] Note most occur in the first half of the calendar year.
  • DES - Scholarships
    ‘The department manages or funds a small number of scholarships for higher education students’.
  • Scholarships - AIS WA
    Links to scholarships available through the AIS. Several are for Indigenous students. Check under “Partnerships” in the menu.
  • Scholarships and Financial Assistance
    Scholarships from the Department of Health [Office of the Chief Nursing Officer]. They include Aboriginal Nursing Scholarships, Nurse Practitioner Scholarships, more.

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Indigenous Scholarships

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

Make sure you check State & Territory listings above, where state scholarship links for Indigenous students are also found.

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