The Rotary-Alf Gillespie Scholarship for Indigenous Australian Undergraduate Students is to encourage Indigenous Australian students to continue with tertiary education and also to study their own culture and history.


  • Applicants must be an undergraduate Indigenous student of the University
  • be enrolled in the third year of a bachelor degree program and taking courses relevant to the study of Indigenous Australian culture such as archaeology, anthropology, history and linguistics
  • have achieved the best average results, of all the students considered for the scholarship, in relevant courses taken in the previous year
  • have a desire to continue with tertiary education and to study their own Indigenous culture and history.

Further information

Selection based on

  • The academic value of the applicant's project
  • the academic record of the applicant
  • reports from two academic referees
  • money available in the fund in any year
  • availability of appropriate supervision.