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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Scholarships and Awards Program

This page is for partners that wish to contribute to scholarships funding. If you are looking to apply for a scholarship please visit the scholarships page.

Give back to your community or the next generation of your industry.

Make a contribution that directly assists students in covering costs for their tuition fees, textbooks and materials while providing an incentive to achieve. Your contribution plays a big part to help our students focus, succeed in their studies and move onto a bright career.

Donate to Scholarships

When you donate to our Scholarship Donations Fund, 100% of your donations go towards supporting our students. We don't deduct any administrative fees.

Your contribution plays a big part to help our students focus and succeed in their studies.

  • Every donation over $2 is tax-deductible in Australia
  • 100% of your donation goes towards the student

Download Scholarships and Awards Program Brochure

Find out how your business can contribute to the next generation of workers in your industry.

It's really good that I got the scholarship because it assists my studies. I invested in a laptop and other school supplies that I needed. It's really good that I bought a laptop, especially [...] while we're more on remote learning.
Cheryl Holian Scholarship Recipient
Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance HLT43015

Donating to our Scholarship Fund

  1. Complete the donation form
  2. You'll expect to hear back within two business days to discuss any specific requests when building a scholarship
  3. Melbourne Polytechnic will invoice for the value specified in the donation form
  4. Once payment is made, receipt of payment will be supplied
  5. Your business or trust will be acknowledged as a sponsor of the Scholarship Program on the Melbourne Polytechnic website

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Give back to your community or the next generation of your industry.
  • Make a contribution that directly assists students in covering costs for their tuition fees, text books and materials while providing incentive to achieve. Your contribution plays a big part to help our students focus, succeed in their studies and move onto a bright career.

Business Exposure 

  • Opportunity to gain access and engage the talented cohort of Melbourne Polytechnic students.
  • Partake in shaping the future of your industry.
  • Philanthropic opportunities.
  • Promotional and branding opportunities to the student, staff and wider Melbourne Polytechnic community.
  • Sponsor and supporter acknowledgment on the Melbourne Polytechnic website.
  • Get involved in a Melbourne Polytechnic event such as Open Day or Graduation.
  • Other opportunities – Sponsorship packages can be built to accommodate business objectives and foster a standing relationship between Melbourne Polytechnic and your business.

Option 1: Contribute funding towards and existing scholarship or award

Option 2: Build a new scholarship or award

  • provide financial assistance to help students meet their education and equipment costs
  • encourage students to undertake further study at Melbourne Polytechnic
  • reward students who excel in their studies
  • assist students relocating from interstate or regional areas
  • increase student awareness of industry businesses
  • provide students and businesses with networking opportunities.
We’d been discussing what projects we had coming up that we needed to go and buy materials for and I was stressed because I only have a very limited income and I don't know where more money is going to come from. And so then the scholarship came and it was just a sigh of relief.
Natalie Butler Scholarship Recipient
Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services (Costumes for Performance)

Contact Information 

Manager of Scholarships, Sponsorships and Events 
Marketing and Communications 
77 St Georges Road, Preston 3072

e: scholarships@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au
p: 03 9269 1187