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.

HESTA - Access & Support Scholarships

Status Application Dates Value
Open

Open: 5/07/2022

Close: Rolling until awarded

$500

 

We have partnered with HESTA to provide support and access to study options in the Health and Human Services area.

 

Audience / Eligibility

Students enrolling or enrolled in one of the outlined courses at Melbourne Polytechnic in 2022 or Semester 1, 2023 (short courses not included).

Courses:

  • Certificate III in Pathology Collection
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged)
  • Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
  • Certificate III in Education Support
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
  • Certificate IV in Disability
  • Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

 

Scholarship Format / Structure

These scholarships have been designed to break down the barriers for students facing hardship that are enrolling into a new course, or finishing a current course and entering the workforce.

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

 

Number of Scholarships Available

6

 

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, course fees, materials, tools of trade, uniforms, exam fees, technology etc. Please provide details or documentation.
  3. Describes 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

Fill out and submit the application form with any supporting documentation to scholarships@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.

OPTIONAL: Video file or audio file (please complete the personal information page of the application form if addressing selection criteria in video or audio format).

Sponsor

Hesta Super Fund Logo

HESTA: About us
HESTA are an industry super fund dedicated to people working in health and community services.

I didn't know that they offered scholarships in the food environment, I wouldn't have considered it. They're offering scholarships and why don't you apply for it and see how it goes.
Ashlyne Kumar
Hospitality Graduate, Scholarship Recipient
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