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Indigenous scholars head for Cambridge and Oxford

April 1, 2014

Five more Indigenous students have successfully gained entry on academic merit for postgraduate study at Oxford and Cambridge universities. 24 Indigenous scholars have now been accepted in the last three and a half years with the first five of these students graduating in 2013. 

Chief Executive Women Roberta Sykes Bursaries

April 1, 2014

The Roberta Sykes Indigenous Education Foundation is partnering with Chief Executive Women to offer Indigenous women the chance to undertake two short executive programs offered by leading business school, INSEAD, at their Singapore campus later this year. 

The Aspiration Initiative High School students explore university pathways

March 31, 2014

UTS and University of Sydney are some of the universities that provide summer programs for students currently in Years 9-12. These programs enable students to experience what university life is all about, as well as learning about pathways to higher education and the kinds of financial and academic assistance available to assist students to get to university.

Dr Tom Calma’s personal Journey

March 31, 2014

Dr Calma started his own educational journey in the 1970s as a mature age student at the South Australian Institute of Technology in Adelaide. At the time there were only 18 known Indigenous students studying at any university across Australia. 

Lilly Brown's Journey to Cambridge

February 6, 2014

Lilly Brown gave the following speech at a reception held in Sydney on 27 October 2013.  The reception included the 15 scholars who were about to head off on the Aurora International Scholars Study Tour to the UK and USA.

Thank you Uncle Chicka for welcoming us onto your country, and good evening everyone.

Improvements to our Indigenous Scholarships website coming soon

February 6, 2014

We have been working hard to bring some exciting improvements to the Indigenous Scholarships website based on your feedback.