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Woolyungah Indigenous Centre

Apply for scholarships at UOW

UAC equity scholarships

Equity scholarships help disadvantaged students with accommodation (Indigenous commonwealth accommodation scholarship) and general costs (Indigenous commonwealth education costs scholarship) associated with tertiary study. Check out the how to apply tutorial and apply for UAC Equity scholarships below.

Complete your UAC equity scholarship application


Indigenous equity scholarships

Indigenous commonwealth accommodation scholarship (ICAS)

  • This scholarship assist with accommodation costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled and studying in an approved course of study. 

Indigenous commonwealth education costs scholarship (ICECS)

  • This scholarship assists with education costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled and studying in an approved course of study.

Other scholarships opportunties:


WIC’s student strength & needs snapshot

Tailoring individualised supports and pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to navigate their success at the University of Wollongong.

Complete your own snapshot

Accommodation services

There are several accommodation options in the Illawarra area. Some students chose to live on-campus in residential college accommodation, while shared private rentals off campus are also available.


UOW offers various work related learning opportunities for our students. These opportunities aim to give our Indigenous students the cutting edge for the future with exposure in working environments and genuine purposeful learning experiences in their chosen study area.

WIC has a strong focus on developing partnerships with external organisations to create employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander UOW students including:

  • Casual and part time roles
  • Internships and cadetships
  • Graduate roles

Connect with the WIC Employability and Engagement Coordinator to receive advice and assistance:

  • Developing a strong CV
  • Responding to selection criteria
  • Interview preparation
  • Career mapping

Use the UOW Careers Services to find work during your studies and also to familiarise with graduate positions that you can strive for at the conclusion of your studies.