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First Nations Student Services

First Nations student support

Away from Base and Scholarships

Study with confidence and reach your goals - we're here to support you all the way.

Whether you need personal support, help with your study skills or just have a question, we're here to help.

Away from Base

The Away from Base (AFB) funding program provides financial support and assistance to eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous Australian) students enrolled in approved mixed-mode/external courses for compulsory course requirements such as workshops, placements, training blocks etc.

Support is provided for reasonable expenses for student travel, meals and accommodation as assessed and approved by CDU’s AFB Team.

Read Away From Base Student Stories.

Ask our staff for more info about AFB


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Scholarships finder

The finder will assist you in identifying scholarships where you may meet the eligibility criteria. Please ensure you check the criteria for each scholarship before applying.

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