2 x $25,000

The applicant will need to provide proof of Aboriginality by meeting the following conditions as stated by AIATSIS:

  1. Being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  2. Identifying as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  3. Being accepted as such by the community in which you live, or formerly lived.

The funds will be allocated in the first year of the student/s’ course.

Closing date 31 July 2023 (5pm AEDT)
Interview date Week beginning 21 August 2023
Supported by
Alan Blackburn

The Marcus Oldham Indigenous Scholarships are provided by Alan Blackburn, former lecturer at Marcus Oldham College. Alan is a highly respected member of the College community having lectured in Accounting and Finance for 24 years. The Marcus Oldham Indigenous Scholarships are to provide support for Indigenous Australians to access all Marcus courses.


Answer the questions below in no more than 300 hundred words.

  1. What factors influenced or ignited your interest in pursuing studies at Marcus Oldham College?
  2. How do you anticipate that pursuing an education at Marcus Oldham College will support you in accomplishing your specific goals?
How to Apply