Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Current students

Study area

Creative practice and communication and design

Eligibility criteria

Indigenous Australian

Application dates

Applications close
30 June 2021

What you'll receive

A one-off bursary valued at $2,500 to be paid upon confirmation of acceptance in professional development activity.


You must:

  • be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (please provide Certificate of Aboriginality)
  • be enrolled in a Creative Industries course (including double degrees)
  • have a GPA of 4.50 or greater.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, you must:

  • submit a completed application form
  • provide a summary of your proposed professional development activity and how the bursary will assist in supporting this.
  • send your application to

What happens next?

A selection committee will assess each application and you will be contacted to advise the outcome.


Terms and conditions for Creative Industries Professional Development Indigenous Bursary (PDF file; 182.1 KB)

About the scholarship

This bursary is funded by Mr Nathan Mayfield, a passionate advocate in encouraging indigenous students to undertake and complete university studies in a supportive and inclusive environment.

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