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Aboriginal Scholarship Program

Four scholarships are funded by the Department of Planning and Environment for students attending the University of New South Wales (UNSW)  and the University of New England (UNE)

We value the experiences and knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can bring to the work we do, especially in the field of land-use planning. Increasing our Aboriginal workforce in planning and public spaces will ensure future planning work integrates the social, cultural, and economic impacts on Aboriginal communities.

Applications for the Aboriginal Scholarship at the University of New England are now open

The scholarship program provides 2 Aboriginal students with an annual scholarship; at the University of New England (UNE).

The scholarship, valued at $12,500 per annum, has a 12-week summer internship and a one-year full-time graduate role in the Planning and Public Spaces division. Part-time candidates will also be considered.

The following courses qualify for the UNE scholarship program:

  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Diploma in Town Planning
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Bachelor of Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Geoscience

For more information and to apply, visit:  UNE Department of Planning and Environment Aboriginal Planning Scholarship

Applications for the 2021/2022 Aboriginal scholarships at the University of New South Wales are now closed

For more information on the offer and qualifications for the UNSW scholarships, visit: UNSW scholarship program