Indigenous Student Laptop Scholarship

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Moondani Toombadool Centre will be supporting Indigenous undergraduate or postgraduate students with a Lenovo Notebook to assist with their course as they commence their 1st or 2nd year at Swinburne. Successful students will be awarded a Lenovo Thinkpad L390.

Courses eligible

Undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) courses offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Indigenous Student Laptop 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 1st or 2nd year Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2021
    • enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
  3. Provide evidence of financial hardship such as:
    • Health Care Card
    • Youth Allowance
    • Newstart Allowance
    • Austudy
    • Abstudy
    • Disability Support Pension
    • Carer’s Payment
    • Bank statement*
    • Salary slip*

      *Bank statements and salary slips submitted can only be considered if an explanation is provided in your personal statement on how these reflect financial hardship
  4. Submit a personal statement (300 words) addressing how this scholarship will assist you


A Lenovo Thinkpad L390 (valued at $1295). There are 10 laptops available to be awarded. 

How to apply


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