The Vicki Olsson Nura Gili Award for Indigenous Students aims to encourage and support Indigenous students in their studies by providing financial support.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • An Australian Indigenous student who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and/or identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • Be commencing or currently enrolled full time in an undergraduate or postgraduate UNSW degree program in semester 1 2018.


Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:

  • Academic Merit
  • Aptitude and commitment to their study program
  • Leadership potential
  • Community engagement

Preference will be given to students undertaking the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Australian Indigenous Studies.


Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview.