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AIEF provides scholarships that enable Indigenous students in financial need to attend leading Australian schools and universities.

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

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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


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.