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.

Refugee and Migrant Assistance Scholarships

Status Application Dates Value

Open: 20th April 2023

Close: Open until awarded



Thanks to the generous support of Allianz Partners, we are offering support scholarships to Refugee and Migrant students enrolled in Adult Migrant English (AMEP) programs or pathwaying to another Melbourne Polytechnic course.

Audience Eligibility 

Refugee and Migrant students, currently enrolled in the Adult Migrant English (AMEP) program or pathwaying to another Melbourne Polytechnic course.

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


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, course fees, materials, tools of trade, uniforms, exam fees, computer, or technology, etc. Please provide details in the application or documentation.

Application Instructions

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

Contact for more information.


Allianz Partners

Allianz Care Logo

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