What is the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians?
The Commonwealth Scholarships Program is awarding Young Australians and ex Australian Defence Force personnel up to $13,000 to undertake an eligible VET qualification at the following levels:
If eligible for a scholarship, you can receive up to $5,000 per year for up to two years of study. You can also receive up to an additional $3,000 for completing a 20 day paid internship.
If you receive a scholarship you can choose to study part-time or full-time.
The Commonwealth Scholarships Program is an Australian Government Initiative delivered by BUSY At Work.
Am I eligible?
You are eligible to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians if you are:
We encourage applications from everyone who may be eligible, but we would particularly love to see an application from you, if you have exited the Australian Defence Force in the last two years, are Indigenous, are living with an illness, injury or disability, or are from a culturally or linguistically diverse background.
Where are the eligible regions?
To be eligible, you must live in one of the following regions:
|New South Wales||- Grafton (including Coffs Harbour) and Gosford|
|Northern Territory||- Alice Springs|
|Queensland||- Maryborough and Townsville|
|South Australia||- Port Pirie|
|Western Australia||- Wanneroo and Armadale|