Engineering Indigenous Scholarship for Equity

Engineering Indigenous Scholarship for Equity

Achieving Potential Fee Scholarship

This scholarship rewards Indigenous Australian students who are committed to a career in engineering and wish to study the Diploma of Engineering (Monash College) and Bachelor of Engineering (Monash University). The scholarship covers your fees for the diploma plus an annual payment for your undergraduate degree.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $79,200

Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

Indigenous Scholar Sian, Bachelor of Arts

Sian: I am in the right place

"Transition was hard. I felt different to other students. However, this scholarship affirmed I am in the right place and I belong here at Monash. It made me proud, recognised this was the right choice for me to make and has encouraged me to focus and commit myself to my studies."

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A commencing undergraduate student intending to enrol in the Diploma of Engineering at Monash College in Australia
  • Be of Indigenous Australian background
  • To be eligible you must provide a Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage certificate or a certified Statutory Declaration form to the William Cooper Institute. This can be emailed to If you have any queries please contact the William Cooper Institute on 9902 4972.


  • Tuition fees paid for the duration of the Diploma of Engineering
  • $6000 per annum (48 credit points of study) up to a maximum of four years for the Bachelor of Engineering degree.

Number offered

  • Variable (Depending on funding)

Selection criteria

  • Based on academic achievement

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain satisfactory academic performance throughout the Diploma and Bachelor of Engineering.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • No application is required. All eligible students who apply for an undergraduate course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.