Indigenous Student Laptop Scholarship

Applications are open   Local students   Future and current students

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

Value

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


How to apply

Applicants should complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by 28 March 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For assistance when completing your application, please view the Scholarship Application Help Guide.


Contact

Scholarships & Orientation, Student Administration and Library Services
scholarship@swin.edu.au