Wilin Scholarship


The Wilin Scholarships provide scholarships to assist talented Indigenous Australian students to overcome barriers to university education by alleviating some of the costs associated with higher education study. 

Open and Closing dates

Applications are now open (application link in How to Apply) and will close 5PM 20 March.

Frequency of award


Value (indicative)

2 x $4000 available

Eligible discipline or specialisation

Indigenous students, any discipline

Eligible year level


How to apply

Online application link.  The link will only be visible during the application period. Only one application is needed to be considered for the Wilin, VCA Endowment, Portland House or Gerda Nicholson indigenous scholarships.

The application will require personal information, including course and year level, and some questions addressing the selection criteria listed above. You will be required to attach some documents, such as CV and academic transcript and, where relevant, there will be the option to include any support material that gives weight to your application. Where financial need is a consideration, you'll also be asked to provide an estimate of your budget for the year ahead.