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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.

GOTAFE & Bendigo Bank Scholarships

With Bendigo Bank's help, GOTAFE strives to make education and training more accessible. Five students will be offered a $2000 scholarship to help support them through their studies with GOTAFE in 2023.

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 15 and over
  • Residing within Mitchell Shire
  • Australian citizens/individuals with Australian residency status and who are able to work in Australia

Encouraged to apply are:

  • Applicants enrolled in VCE Vocational Major, Victorian Pathways or VCAL
  • Applicants intending to study at the Wallan or Seymour GOTAFE Campuses
  • Applicants residing in the Southern Mitchell Shire (Broadford and south)
  • People managing and/or overcoming personal, social, or financial challenges**
  • People from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • People facing barriers to learning
  • People with a disability

Applications close on Friday 30th June.

Apply online now
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Youthrive Victoria Rural Chance Scholarships

Youthrive Victoria offers Rural Chance Scholarships to create work and opportunities for young rural Victorians to build their skills every year. For 2023, at least 10 scholarships are valued at $5,000 to assist young people in moving away from their homes or traveling extensively to complete training.

Additionally, at least 10 smaller scholarships of up to $2,000 are available for supplies to support training such as equipment, course fees, tools, travel costs, materials, etc.

2023 Applications open: March 1st 2023

2023 Applications close: April 1st 2023

2023 Application assessment period: Early/mid April 2023

2023 Scholarship interviews: Mid/late April 2023

2023 Scholarship notification of outcome: May 2023

If you've got questions about the scholarship, need some help with your application, or just want to find out more, contact us today.

Visit the Youthrive website for more detail and to apply

Merrifield Student Scholarship Program

GOTAFE and MAB Corporation have partnered to provide Merrifield residents with scholarships of up to $2000 for Merrifield residents.

The scholarship can be paid towards eligible qualifications, including supporting equipment or clothing.

Who Can Apply

Scholarships of up to $2000 are available for eligible students

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be an Australian Citizen or have Australian Residency and be working in Australia
  • Must be a resident of Merrifield at the time of application and commencement of the course.

Applications will be assessed against a criteria of demonstrated need in the following areas:

  • Managing personal, social, or financial challenges
  • People from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • People that identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • People living with a disability
  • People seeking to get employment / upskill for improved employment outcomes.
For More Information and How To Apply

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 and will be offered throughout the 2022 academic year. Program Guidelines, eligibility requirements and information on how to apply are available online.