The Indigenous Bursary was established to provide an opportunity for deserving students of Indigenous background who have the potential to maximise the benefits of a BBC education and who will make a meaningful contribution to the life of the College.

Indigenous Bursary Applications for day students in 2021 are still open. Boarding places are now closed.
Applications for 2022 entry are now open.

Selection Criteria:

Brisbane Boys’ College is currently accepting Indigenous Bursary applications from boys seeking new or continued enrolment, whose family has a demonstrated and authentic need for financial assistance. All recipients are expected to display academic progress commensurate with their ability and to take full and constructive part in all facets of College life.

The Indigenous Bursary is open to applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background who demonstrate:

  • A desire to achieve to their individual academic potential, as evidenced by academic reports demonstrating a conscientious and engaged approach to studies
  • A willingness and desire to participate in all facets of College life, including academic, sporting, cultural and service activities
  • Active participation and achievement in a variety of co-curricular activities
  • Good character and a willingness to uphold the Christian values of the College
  • Financial need

Application Process

All bursary candidates are required to complete an Application for Bursary form and provide the appropriate supporting documentation as outlined in the application booklet.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview in Term 3 and advised of the outcome of their application no later than October.

Download the Application for Bursary Booklet