First Nations Economics and First Nations Foundation have launched a $120,000 scholarship program to support women studying finance and business. 

Both are Indigenous organisations focused on improving economic outcomes for First Nations people.  

The Leah Armstrong Scholarship, named in honour of Torres Strait Islander woman and chair of First Australians Capital, Leah Armstrong, will grant two scholarships of up to $20,000 per year for three years to First Nations women pursuing full-time studies at an Australian university or tertiary education institution. 

Applications opened on 20 December 2023 and close 29 January 2024.