Tracey Banivanua Mar Scholarship


for one year

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, Honours, 4th year undergraduates, Australian Citizen, Humanitarian Visa, New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident

Where is it available?

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

How is it paid?

$2500 per semester


This scholarship has been established to support a student undertaking a part time or full time Bachelor of Arts (on campus or online) or Arts (Honours) student, who demonstrate similar qualities of Tracey Banivanua Mar, to be a voice for 'their people:' communities and nations across the Pacific, women everywhere fighting for autonomy and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • be enrolled full or part time in the Bachelor of Arts (or associated double degree) in Semester 2 2023 (studying online, on campus or both) OR
  • be enrolled full or part time in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Semester 2 2023 (studying online, on campus or both)
  • be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and/or Pacific Island descent
  • have achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 or above

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

  • application form addressing the eligibility criteria
  • personal statement demonstrating future goals and ambitions and how the scholarship will benefit the recipient
  • academic record
Preference will be given to a female student.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,