Indigenous Travel Bursary

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This scholarship provides a one-off $500 payment to an Indigenous student undertaking a VET or undergraduate course for use towards one of the following:

  • a professional development opportunity
  • conference costs
  • travel to a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement

For further information about Indigenous Student Services, please contact an Indigenous Student Adviser:
Phone: +61 3 9214 8481

Courses eligible

Any Vocational Education and Training (VET) or undergradute course offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Indigenous Travel Bursary, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian citizen
    • be an Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander
  2. Meet the following criteria:
    • be a Swinburne student in 2022
    • enrolled in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
  3. Submit a personal statement (250 words) outlining:
    • how you plan to use the funds
    • how this scholarship will benefit you


This scholarship is valued at $500 (one-off payment).

How to apply

Applications are now closed.


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


Fees and Scholarships Team, Student Administration and Library Services