Indigenous Travel Bursary

Applications are open   Local students   Current students

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

Applicants should complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by 31 August 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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


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