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Tertiary Scholarships

AIEF Tertiary Scholarship

AIEF offers AIEF Tertiary Scholarships in partnership with Shalom College at The University of New South Wales to support Indigenous students undertaking degrees at these universities.

For more information about AIEF Tertiary Scholarship availability and eligibility criteria visit our FAQ.

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students undertaking engineering and other mining-related degrees, who aspire to work for BHP Billiton and to one day become leaders in the business.

For more information about AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship availability and eligibility criteria visit our FAQ.

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Improving access to quality education for Indigenous children is the essential first step towards Closing the Gap, and AIEF is doing just that, while also providing a platform for the students of today to become the Indigenous leaders of tomorrow.

Senator Nova Peris OAM
the first Indigenous woman elected to the Australian Parliament


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.