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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Assistance Scholarships 2024

Status Application Dates Value
Open

Open: 1st December 2023

Close: Open until awarded

$1,000

Thanks to the generous support of Allianz Partners, we are offering support scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students currently enrolling or enrolled in a Melbourne Polytechnic course in 2024.

Audience Eligibility

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, currently enrolled or enrolling in a Melbourne Polytechnic course in 2024.

Scholarship Format / Structure

These scholarships have been designed to break down the barriers for students facing hardship.

The funding is designed to support study and be used for course fees, technology, tools of trade, uniforms or course equipment. The funding purpose is required to be outlined in the application.

Scholarship funding can be allocated directly to course, equipment or material fees, or paid direct to the student (where required, based on application).

Number of Scholarships Available

14

Selection Criteria

Selection will be made by a panel and assessed on background and personal circumstances and requirement for financial assistance.

What specifically do you require financial assistance with? Eg, tuition, materials, tools of trade, uniforms, exam fees, technology etc. Please provide details in the application or documentation.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Upload any supporting documentation including enrolment status
  3. Submit online

Contact scholarships@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au for more information.

Sponsor

Allianz Partners

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Our passion for assistance is personal. Our founder experienced first-hand the effort required to bring his injured son safely home from overseas, and was motivated to help others in need. Because home isn't just a place, it's a feeling of belonging and security. We're dedicated to making sure safety and comfort is always within your reach.

The upfront costs to buy the setup kit appeared to be a major hurdle but on the advice of his caseworker, Julian applied for and won a $500 equipment and materials scholarship.
Julian Eskander
Barbering Graduate
Student Testimonial portrait - Eskander Julian