Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship


Will cover any accommodation charges remaining after rent assistance

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates, Australian Citizen

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga Campus, Bendigo Campus, Melbourne Campus, Mildura Campus, Shepparton Campus

How is it paid?

Accommodation credit


At La Trobe, we understand how important access to safe, secure and affordable housing is for our students.

That’s why we are offering Indigenous students a guaranteed place in our accommodation facilities across all of our campuses, as well as a scholarship that will cover any gap left after Rent Assistance – this means you’ll be able to live on campus at no financial cost to you.*

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and be accepted as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander by the community in which they live, or formerly lived.
  • have applied for admission or be currently enrolled in a degree at La Trobe University studying either full time or part time.
  • be residing, or intending to reside, at one of La Trobe University’s residential accommodation facilities.
  • First Nations Inbound International Mobility Students.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • receiving a course offer at La Trobe University

Recipient obligations

*Please view this link : Indigenous Accommodation Scholarship Terms and conditions

How to apply

Please complete the online enquiry form and a representative from Indigenous Education and Student Services and will contact you.

Who to contact for further information

Office of Indigenous Strategy and Education,