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Scholarships

We're excited to let you know about scholarships and grants to help you complete your studies.

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From time to time local businesses, organisations or government offer scholarships and grants across various learning areas and study departments. They aim to help cover the tuition of your studies. We will list them here when they are open for application.

Lift Off Education Scholarships

The Lift Off Scholarship Program was established in 2014 as a response to the increasing number of our young people not able to afford the transition from secondary education to post-secondary education.

Scholarships are for students primarily aged 17 to 24 years who are attending, or have attended, secondary schooling in the following communities: Kyabram, Nathalia, Numurkah, Cobram, Mooroopna, Shepparton, Euroa and Rushworth, and who intend to enrol in university or TAFE in 2021.

Scholarships ranging from a one-off $2,000 to $10,000 paid incrementally over 3 years are available. Applications are now open and close Wednesday 16 December 2020.

Find out more and apply for a Lift Off scholarship
Lift Off Greater Shepparton Scholarship

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

Get a scholarship valued at up to $18,000 with the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP). The program has been introduced to improve access to and completion of tertiary education courses for students from regional and remote areas in Australia for qualifications including Certificate IV, Diploma or Graduate Certificate.

Scholarship applications are now open for 2020 and will be offered throughout the 2020 academic year. Program Guidelines, eligibility requirements and information on how to apply are available online.

Scholarship Program for Young Australians

The grant is awarded annually to one person and is worth $5,000. Round 3 Applications open on October 26, 2020.

Young people aged 15-24 or recently exited ADF personnel (no age restriction) can apply for the scholarship program to undertake an eligible VET approved Program of Study.

Applicants who are eligible can apply for the scholarship to undertake an approved course of study at Certificate III to Advanced Diploma levels. Courses can be undertaken part-time or full-time, and Young Australian Scholars will receive up to $5000 per year in study assistance.

Further, as part of the scholarship, students are required to undertake a paid internship or work placement for 20 business days. In this time, Scholars will receive $3000 for the paid internship work and host employers will receive $1500 per intern.

Learn more about the Scholarship Program for Young Australians