Education Support Scholarship
The Education Support Scholarship is for students experiencing severe financial difficulties and would struggle to pay their fees without assistance. The Education Support Scholarship provides an opportunity to study a course that may not otherwise be possible.
Applications are open throughout the year.
These scholarships apply to all courses available at Bendigo TAFE.
Eligibility/ Selection Criteria
To be eligible for the Education Support Scholarship, the following criteria is required:
1. Must be an Australian Citizen, be a Permanent Resident or have an eligible visa
2. Provide evidence of financial or personal disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:
a. financial difficulty or low-socioeconomic status (Centrelink statement, payslips. Bank statements can be used if evidence is
displayed in a personal statement)
b. disability or medical condition
c. delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness
3. You have been accepted onto the course
This scholarship can provide local students with a waiver or a reduction of their course fees. Course fees are made up of several items, which include both tuition, and non-tuition costs. This scholarship does not assist with stationary or computer equipment required to complete work and assignments. The scholarship amount is determined on a case-by-case basis and is valid for the duration of your study.
How to apply
Applicants are required to complete an online application form and submit it with all supporting documentation before the course start date. Please email your supporting documentation to the Welfare Team: firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will be sent back to be completed. Applicants under 18 years of age need to obtain parental/guardian consent, before submitting a scholarship application. The Consent form can be downloaded, for completion and must be attached to your scholarship application, at the time of submission.
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