Omnicom Media Group Scholarship

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The Omnicom Media Group scholarship is a unique opportunity for a data driven 2nd or 3rd year Indigenous student in business. Omnicom Media Group (OMG) is world leading media agency and are seeking to support a Indigenous Swinburne student who is interested in the very interesting business side of media. The successful student may also be offered a work placement. See

Courses eligible

Single or double Business undergraduate course offered by Swinburne University of Technology

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Omnicom Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. 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
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a continuing (second or third year) Swinburne student in 2021
    • enrolled in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
    • have completed at least 100 credit points
  3. Have experienced one or more of the below points, which may have hindered access to education:
    • Disability or ongoing medical condition
    • Financial hardship 
    • Evidence of primary carer responsibilities 
    • Personal hardship
    • Refugee background 
    • English as a second language
    • Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
    • Located in regional, rural or remote area 
    • First in family to attend university
  4. Submit a personal statement (500 words) addressing the above (#3) and
    • any leadership qualities and experience in community participation
    • how this scholarship will benefit you
    • career aspirations and reasons for choosing your course


The scholarship is valued at $3000 for one year only. The successful recipient may also be given the opportunity of work placement at Omnicom Media Group.

How to apply

Applications are currently closed.


All scholarships offered by Swinburne are governed a set of conditions. Please visit our Scholarship Conditions page for further information.


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