Personalised for LOCAL students.
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.

Access and Support Scholarships

Status Application Dates Value




Executive Security Solutions (ESS) have kindly donated funding aimed to assist enrolling students with materials and equipment costs crucial to commence their Melbourne Polytechnic course in 2022/2023.


Students enrolling OR enrolled in any Melbourne Polytechnic course in 2023 (short courses ineligible).

Scholarship Format / Structure

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

The funding objective is to assist with elements such as tuition fees, technology, tools of trade, uniforms or course equipment. The funding purpose is required to be outlined in the application. 

Scholarship funding will be paid directly to the successful applicant as a personal cheque.

Number of Scholarships Available


Selection Criteria

  1. Outline your background and personal circumstances, including why you require financial assistance to commence study or continue study at Melbourne Polytechnic?
  2. What specifically do you require financial assistance with? Eg, tuition, materials, tools of trade, uniforms, exam fees, technology etc. Please provide details, quote or documentation.
  3. Describe what this scholarship would mean to you.
  4. Proof or enrolment or enrolment status if enrolment status is pending.
  5. Any documentation to support the eligibility criteria.


Application Instructions

  1. Complete the application form, including the optional video file or audio file (please complete personal information page of application form if addressing selection criteria in video or audio format).
  2. Gather additional supporting documentation
  3. Send all files to
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
Allied Health Assistance Graduate
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