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Scholarships

The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation offers secondary boarding school scholarships to Indigenous students at AIEF Partner Schools. AIEF also offers tertiary residential scholarships for Indigenous university students at Partner Colleges in NSW and QLD, as well as AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarships for Indigenous students undertaking Engineering and other mining-related degrees at universities across Australia.

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About the

Program

The AIEF Scholarship Program opens doors for marginalised Indigenous students to access high-quality education in culturally inclusive environments, giving them the tools and confidence to take full advantage of the opportunities before them.

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Alumni

Destinations

Learn more about the experiences and inspiring post-school journeys of AIEF Scholarship Program alumni.

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How to

Apply

Information about eligibility criteria and the application and selection process for Indigenous students interested in applying for an AIEF Scholarship.

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Tertiary

Scholarships

Learn more about AIEF's tertiary residential college scholarships.

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To be honest, my Mum and I feel like we’ve won the lottery. I get to go to the best school, have all the activities and opportunities they provide and then receive all this support after I graduate - it's amazing.

AIEF Scholarship Student
Year 10

Our Major Corporate Partners

The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.