Year 12 Scholarships 2019 – 9 Oct 2018

Up to 60 scholarships are available, for Year 12 students undertaking tertiary studies in 2019. Principals, teachers and careers advisors are encouraged to promote the Scholarships to eligible Year 12 students and their families.

About the scholarships

Up to 60 Scholarships are available to students currently in Year 12 who are planning to undertake tertiary studies in 2019.

Applications opened on 25 July 2018 and will close on Friday 1 February 2019.

Scholarships range in value from $600 to over $2,600. Some scholarships are one-off payments while others are paid for the duration of the student’s course/study annually.

Most of these scholarships have specific criteria, for example, financial need, Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia or undertaking a specific degree.

WHAT SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE?

Interested in a teaching degree?

  • Thirty (30) George Garibaldi Turri scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school students who will be undertaking a full-time teaching degree in 2019
  • Valued at $2,680 annually for up to four years (increases annually)

 

Interested in studying fine arts?

  • Twenty (20) Ella Donald Fine Arts Memorial scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school students who will be undertaking a full-time Fine Arts degree in 2019
  • Valued at $1,000 annually for the duration of the course

Are you a female Koorie student?

  • One (1) Alice Jennings scholarship is available
  • A current Year 12 female Koorie student who will be undertaking a full-time TAFE or university course in 2019 in a field that contributes to the welfare of the Koorie population (e.g. law, social work, education, psychology or applied science – health production, nursing etc.)
  • Valued at $1,000 annually for the duration of the course

 

Alexander Rushall Scholarships (not course specific)

  • Four (4) scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school students who will be undertaking a degree in 2019 (no restrictions on the course)
  • Valued at $1,500 as a one-off payment

 

Do you have a parent/guardian in the Rail, Tram and Bus Union?

Ken Matthews and Glenn Moorhead Memorial Scholarships

  • Two (2) scholarships, the Ken Matthews and Glenn Moorhead Memorial scholarships (one of each), are available
  • Current Year 12 students who have a parent/guardian who is a financial member of the Rail, Tram and Bus Union, Locomotive Division, who will be undertaking full-time tertiary studies in 2019 (no restrictions on the course)
  • Valued at $600 as a one-off payment

Further information

For further information on how to apply go to www.education.vic.gov.au/school/students/support/Pages/scholarships12.aspx or click on Year 12 scholarships

For additional information or queries, please contact Andrea Constantino, Student Scholarships Coordinator, on 03 9097 7375 or via email at constantino.andrea.a@edumail.vic.gov.au

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS

Margaret Schofield Scholarships

  • Two (2) scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school students who have demonstrated a commitment to Music Performance or Composition in recent years, and to a future career in Music Performance or Composition
  • Valued at $7,000 each as one-off payments
  • For information, please contact the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) on (03) 9032 1631
  • Application forms can be found at:www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/excellenceawards/schofield_award.aspx or click on Margaret Schofield Scholarships

Francis Gregory Foundation Scholarships

  • Two (2) scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 students who intend to undertake a full-time degree at any university in Australia in 2019
  • Valued at $6,000 annually for the duration of the course
  • Eligible students need to be residents of Victoria and live in a Farming Zone and whose parents own the property from which the main family income is derived
  • For information, please contact the Francis Gregory Foundation on (03) 5625 4177
  • To obtain an application form, email your request to info@francisgregory.org.au

Dafydd Lewis Trust Scholarships

  • Multiple scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school male students who will be undertaking an undergraduate degree in any field of study with the exception of Arts, Education, Music and Theology
  • Valued at $10,000 annually for three years
  • For information and application forms, email charitabletrusts@eqt.com.au or go to https://www.dafyddlewis.com.au/ or click on Dafydd Lewis Scholarships

 Mary Jane Lewis Trust Scholarships

  • Multiple scholarships are available
  • Current Year 12 Victorian government school female students who will be undertaking an undergraduate degree in any field of study (no restrictions on the course)

Deakin University – Warrnambool Campus Scholarships (12 Dec 2017)

Deakin’s Warrnambool campus has in 2017 been working with the south west community to establish a scholarship fund that will provide financial support for students to commence their undergraduate degree here on campus. We would like to offer your year 12 students the opportunity to apply for a $7000 scholarship to study here at the Warrnambool campus, commencing in Trimester 1 2018.   Please note the scholarships are targeted for students to commence undergraduate degrees in Education (Primary Ed), Health, Science (Marine Biology), Psychological Science and Commerce.

All of these degree programs are listed on our Deakin webpage at http://www.deakin.edu.au/deakin-warrnambool

The application process for students who may wish to apply can be found at http://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/south-west-philanthropic-scholarships-for-deakin-warrnambool-campus

All applications will be reviewed to identify students who are most appropriate and meet the eligibility criteria for entry into their chosen course.  All successful applicants will also be eligible for a discount for accommodation on campus at the Student Residence.

If you have any Questions – Please Contact Peter Bollard – Careers Practitioner

NEW – Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

Students from regional and remote areas can now apply for scholarships valued at up to $18,000 to undertake STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies, including in agriculture and health fields.

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships supports students for up to four years (or the part-time equivalent) with the costs of studying a Certificate IV to a PhD level course.  The scholarships support flexible study and include part-time and online students.

Students may receive a further $500 to support an internship.

To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand citizen living in Australia;
  • not have already commenced their eligible course of study;
  • have a permanent home address that is in a regional or remote area as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard. Applicants can check the remoteness classification of their address.
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of need and merit, as outlined in Section 6 of the program guidelines, with priority given to women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people among others.You can submit your application and supporting documentation to the Scholarship Support Organisation at the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
  • To apply for a scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application form and attach the following supporting documentation:
  • How to apply
  • evidence of Australian citizenship, permanent residency, holding a permanent humanitarian visa or being a New Zealand citizen living in Australia;
  • proof of residence in a regional or remote area in Australia;
  • evidence of financial need; and
  • evidence of eligibility for other considerations (available in Section 6 of the program guidelines).Scholarship Support Organisation
  • The Department of Education and Training has contracted the QTAC as the Scholarship Support Organisation, to manage the application and selection processes, distribute scholarship funding, monitor continued eligibility and compliance with scholarship conditions, and report to the department.
  • Applications for the 2018 round of the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship program are open from Monday, 4 December 2017 and close Monday, 8 January 2018.

Bendigo Bank – Scholarships – Register Your Interest

Looking to go to university in 2018? Need help with fees?

Life can be hard enough without having to worry about what tertiary scholarships, if any, are out there.

If you’re a first time university student you’re looking in the right place. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank offers one of Australia’s leading scholarship programs. From agriculture based scholarships, to those connected to one of our many Community Bank® branches, we have something to help you reach your university dreams.

The 2018 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship Program will open for applications from 1 December 2017.

Go to the web Link: https: https://www.bendigobank.com.au/public/community/scholarships/2018-scholarships

 

Alice Jennings Scholarship – Year 12 Female Koorie Students

Scholarship details

  • Sponsored by the Department of Education and Training
  • Valued at $1000
  • Available for the duration of the course, subject to satisfactory academic progress
  • One scholarship awarded each year.

Who can apply?

  • Female Koorie students who are currently completing Year 12 in 2017 in a registered Victorian school, who will be commencing a full-time approved TAFE or university course in 2018 in a field that contributes to the welfare of the Koorie population (i.e. law, social work, education, psychology or applied science – health production, nursing, etc
  • Students involved in Koorie community activities.

What documentation do you need to provide?

  • Applicant’s 2017 academic results
  • Applicant’s confirmation of enrolment in an approved TAFE or university course – evidence will be required by 1 March 2018
  • Statement confirming the applicant’s involvement in Koorie community activities.

Application Closing Date

  • 1 February 2018

Further information

If you have not yet registered you will need to do so here Register  If you have already registered you can start your application here Apply for this Scholarship

 

Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation Scholarship

Overview

Each year MSRF offers a number of scholarships for Year 12 students who are planning to pursue tertiary education. The number and value of scholarships we offer each year is dependent on funding and donations that we receive, and is also dependent on our partner organisations. This page provides an overview of the scholarships that will be available for current Year 12 students to apply for (i.e. students who will complete VCE in 2017). The application process and key dates are the same for each of these scholarships.

MSRF Foundation Scholarships

  • Scholarship consists of three elements: financial support, mentoring and leadership development
  • Financial support is valued at $45,000 ($15,000 per annum for three years)
  • Open to rural Victorian year 12 students who plan to attend university after they complete secondary school
  • Online application process
  • Selection criteria include: demonstrated leadership capacity/potential, financial need, desire to return to rural Victoria after graduation, community service and academic ability Key dates for all university scholarships
  • Application assessment period: August & September, 2017
  • Applications open: May 21, 2017
  • Applications close: July 28, 2017
  • Each application will be individually assessed. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the MSRF selection panel during the September term holiday (date to be advised).
  • All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their applications by October 31, 2017.

How to Apply

  • Please carefully read the terms and conditions of the Foundation Scholarship before starting your application.
  • Ensure that your school principal is willing to endorse your application. Only 3 applications per school will be considered.
  • Apply online by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below (absent when applications have closed).
  • To read the application questions in advance, please click on the apply button below and work through the forms without saving or submitting your application.
  • After you submit your application you will see a confirmation page with your unique application code and instructions for your school principal and other referees. Forward that information to your school principal and other referees. Applications MUST receive endorsement from school principals before the closing date to be considered for a scholarship. One school reference is essential, and other references are recommended
  • Other references are optional but strongly recommended.

Selection Criteria 

  • Applications will be individually assessed, and may be shortlisted for interview. Interviews form part of the application process. All applications and interviews will be treated in the strictest confidence.
  • The MSRF Scholarship Selection Panel and MSRF Board will consider the following in selecting scholarship recipients:
  • Selection of scholarship recipients will be managed by the MSRF Scholarship Selection Panel and approved by the MSRF Board.
  • Demonstrated leadership in their local community (e.g. school leadership; participation or volunteering in in community organisations, events, sporting clubs; sharing family responsibilities; extra-curricular roles at school etc.)
  • Managing and/or overcoming personal disadvantage i.e. financial disadvantage, cultural challenges, social challenges, remoteness, disability, significant loss, trauma or other hardship.
  • Commitment to learning and academic ability.
  • Demonstrated interest and passion for living in rural/regional Victoria and an intent to return to rural/regional Victoria.
  • The level of likely impact on their life and rural/regional Victoria if awarded the scholarship
  • References confirming examples of demonstrated leadership, academic ability and potential, experience of hardship and how they have handled personal challenges.

Website Link:  http://www.msrf.org.au/scholarships/

 

Bachelor of Design – Scholarship – University of Melbourne

INTRODUCING THE DELWP DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SCHOLARSHIP – Full details on attachment below

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Medley Hall and the University of Melbourne have partnered together to introduce the DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship. The DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship aims to support the diversification of our student cohort and, consequently, of future urban planning professionals entering the workforce who will go on to shape our urban environment.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants from an Indigenous Australian background are strongly encouraged to apply, as are students from disadvantaged financial backgrounds and/or students who have lived in regional Victoria or growth areas of Melbourne.

To be eligible you must:

  • Have applied or intend to apply for the Bachelor of Design through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), with a view to majoring in Urban Planning, and;
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.

VTAC applications for Bachelor of Design close: Friday 2 December (After that time, the Change of Preference Period will allow all existing VTAC applicants to add, subtract or reorder their course preferences). DELWP Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship applications close: Friday 16 December.

Full Details – see Attachment:

Bendigo Bank Scholarships – 2017

Register your interest

Looking to go to university in 2017? Need help with expenses?

Life can be hard enough without having to worry about what tertiary scholarships, if any, are out there.

If you’re a first time university student you’re looking in the right place. Bendigo Bank offers one of Australia’s leading scholarship programs. From agriculture based scholarships, to those connected to one of our many Community Bank® branches, we have something to help you reach your university dreams.

Register your interest now. Applications for 2017 places will open on 1 December 2016 and close at midnight (AEDT) on 27 January 2017.

Go to the web Link: https://www.bendigobank.com.au/public/community/scholarships/2017-scholarships