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Domestic Student Scholarships

Make your future happen with an AIBI Higher Education scholarship.

Successful scholarship applicants can enjoy a 30% reduction on their tuition fees throughout their degree. Each scholarship is valued at over $10,000.

Current Scholarships

We’re dedicated to supporting you throughout your bachelor’s degree and offer scholarships to domestic undergraduate students so that we can make university-level education more accessible.

We aim to support people from a range of diverse backgrounds, including those who have experienced hardship or are minorities as well as individuals who show enthusiasm and talent.

Our domestic scholarships are available to Australian citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders as well as New Zealand citizens.

Opportunity & Inclusion Scholarship

At AIBI HE, we believe communities are stronger when they’re more diverse.

Our Opportunity and Inclusion Scholarship aims to make higher education more accessible to people from diverse backgrounds.

It supports people who are experiencing or have overcome hardship, who are minorities and who have demonstrated resilience.

Cyber Security Talent Scholarship

Does the prospect of diving into the world of cryptography, ethical hacking, and network security excite you? If so, this may be the right scholarship for you.

The AIBI HE Cyber Security Talent Scholarship recognises people with a genuine passion and enthusiasm for cyber security.

It rewards people who demonstrate community involvement, academic drive and a committed desire to gain professional cyber security skills.

Opportunity & Inclusion Scholarship

At AIBI HE, we believe communities are stronger when they’re more diverse.

Our Opportunity and Inclusion Scholarship aims to make higher education more accessible to people from diverse backgrounds.

It supports people who are experiencing or have overcome hardship, who are minorities and who have demonstrated resilience.

Key Deadlines
September 2024 intake:

• First round applications: Friday, 9 August 2024
• Second round applications: Friday, 30 August 2024

March 2025 intake:

• First round applications: Friday, 24 January 2024
• Second round applications: Friday, 14 February 2024

Degrees Covered
All AIBI HE Bachelor Degrees

Value
30% of Tuition Fees (total value of over $10,000)

Eligibility
To be eligible for the AIBI HE Opportunities & Inclusion Scholarship, you:

• Must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen

• Meet the application criteria for your selected bachelor’s degree, including being 17 years of age or older at the time of course commencement

• Are an individual from a diverse background
(See FAQ for more information)

Scholarship Duration
Entire Course

Cyber Security Talent Scholarship

Does the prospect of diving into the world of cryptography, ethical hacking, and network security excite you? If so, this may be the right scholarship for you.

The AIBI HE Cyber Security Talent Scholarship recognises people with a genuine passion and enthusiasm for cyber security.

It rewards people who demonstrate community involvement, academic drive and a committed desire to gain professional cyber security skills.

Key Deadlines
September 2024 intake:

• First round applications: Friday, 9 August 2024
• Second round applications: Friday, 30 August 2024

March 2025 intake:

• First round applications: Friday, 24 January 2024
• Second round applications: Friday, 14 February 2024

Degrees Covered
Bachelor of Cyber Security

Value
30% of Tuition Fees (total value of over $10,000)

Eligibility
To be eligible for the AIBI HE Cyber Security Talent Scholarship, you must:

• Have genuine enthusiasm for Cyber Security

• Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen

• Meet the course application criteria for the Bachelor of Cyber Security, including being 17 years of age or older at the time of course commencement

Scholarship Duration
Entire Course

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How to Apply

Step 1:
Fill out an online scholarship application form. This form has questions about your personal details, academic achievements, and interests. You can expect a response from us within two weeks.

Step 2:
Our team will review your application and let you know if you’ve made it into the next stage. If you make it to the next stage, you’ll be asked to attend an interview (in-person or online) where we can get to know you better.

Step 3:
If you attend an interview, we’ll let you know its outcome within one week. Our team will also let you know the next steps for enrolling into your course.

A limited number of our Scholarships are awarded each trimester. We recommend submitting your application as early as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can Apply?

Our domestic scholarships are open to:

• Australian citizens
• New Zealand citizens
• Australian permanent residents
• Australian humanitarian visa holders

What do I Need to Include in my Scholarship Application?

In your application, you’ll need to tell us about your contact details, academic achievements and citizenship/visa status.

You will also have the chance to use personal statements (brief descriptions up to 200 words) to tell us about your experiences, motivations and aspirations.

Do I Need to be an Academic High Achiever to be Awarded a Scholarship?

Not necessarily. We consider both academic and non-academic qualities when we’re awarding our Opportunity and Inclusion Scholarships.

One of the most crucial factors is being able to demonstrate resilience and a willingness to contribute to diversity and inclusion.

At AIBI Higher Education, we welcome a wide range of people with different skillsets – including those with academic and other talents.

Will I Receive Feedback on my Application?

You can expect to receive an update on the outcome of your scholarship application within three weeks.

Are There any Deadlines for Scholarship Applications?

Yes, scholarship applications for each trimester close three weeks before classes start.

If you wish to join our next intake, please take note of the deadlines listed under the scholarship descriptions above.

How Many Scholarships are Available?

AIBI HE awards a limited number of domestic student scholarships every trimester.

We advise you to apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

What are Some Tips for Preparing my Scholarship Application?

When completing your application make sure you:

• Tell us about yourself – we want to know who you are and what you aspire to be
• Think beyond your academic results
• Consider the extracurricular activities and communities you’re involved in
• Keep your application simple and relevant
• Proofread your application

Can I Receive More Than one Scholarship at a Time?

Currently, AIBI Higher Education students can only be awarded one scholarship at any time.

How do I Receive the Scholarship?

If you are successful in being offered an AIBI Higher Education scholarship, you will enjoy a 30% reduction on standard total tuition fees. Please note, that you will also need to maintain a greater than 50% subject completion rate to maintain the scholarship.

This equals over $10,000 in value.

What Happens After I Submit my Scholarship Application?

Once your scholarship application is submitted, it will be reviewed by our academic team.

You will then be notified as to whether you proceed to the next stage of attending an interview.

Can I Change my Application After I Submit it?

If you need to change your application, please submit a new one and we’ll consider that version instead. 

Do I Need to Complete a Standard Application Form as well?

To complete your AIBI Higher Education enrolment, you will need to complete a study application form at some point.

You may choose to do this at the same time as your scholarship application or after you have received a notification.

Who Qualifies as an Individual From a Diverse Background?

For example, this may include, but is not limited to those:

• Identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
• Being from a multicultural or refugee background
• Having a disability or long-term medical condition
• Being a carer for a person with a disability
• Experiencing financial hardship, including receiving a means-tested Centrelink benefit or a Low Income Health Care Card
• Being from a disadvantaged or low socio-economic background
• Identifying as LGBTIQA+
•Living in a regional or remote area
• Other factors, including if you will be the first in your family to gain an undergraduate degree or if you need to work significant hours while studying.

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