Types of Scholarships

Scholarships for Indigenous students

Commonwealth Scholarships for Indigenous students are intended to facilitate choice in higher education and to increase participation of students from low socio-economic backgrounds by providing financial assistance. There are three types of Scholarships available:

  • Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships; up to 4 years payment
  • Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships; up to 4 years payment
  • Indigenous Access Scholarships; one off payment

Institution Equity Scholarships


ACU awards 20 Institution Equity Scholarships each year. These scholarships are intended to financially assist students from low socio-economic backgrounds.