Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship


Rolling deadline
Engineering and Technology

Moondani Toombadool Centre will be supporting an Indigenous undergraduate or postgraduate student to assist with relocation costs or accommodation costs to begin their degree with Swinburne. Scholarships will be awarded in a one-off payment and recipient must not be in receipt of or eligible for an ICAS scholarship or Relocation scholarship


Courses eligible Any Higher Education course offered by Swinburne University of Technology. This includes:

  • Bachelor
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Diploma
  • Master
  • Higher Degree by Research (PhD)

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship, applicants must:

Not be in receipt of or eligible for an ICAS scholarship or Relocation scholarship

Meet the following criteria:

  • Australian citizen

confirm they are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage:

  • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be accepted as such by the community in which you live, or formerly lived

Meet the following enrolment criteria:

  • be a commencing Swinburne student in 2022
  • enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
  • studying on-campus

Have experienced one or more of the below points, which may have hindered access to education:

  • financial hardship
  • personal hardship
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • located in a regional, rural or remote area
  • first in family to attend university

Submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing the above (#4) and:

  • explain your financial position and outline how this scholarship will be used to secure accommodation

Provide a referee reports outlining your suitability for the scholarship:

  • Character reference - from a person competent to supply a character reference such as a current or past employer.
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20 April 2023