Scholarships Program for Young Australians

 

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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:

  • Certificate III
  • Certificate IV
  • Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma

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:

  • Aged 15 to 24 years old, or exited the Australian Defence Force in the last two years;
  • Not in full-time work or school at the time of applying;
  • Living in one of the nominated regional areas;
  • Intending to enrol for an eligible VET qualification at the Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level which will lead to an occupation in demand.

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:

StateRegions
New South Wales - Grafton (including Coffs Harbour) and Gosford
Northern Territory - Alice Springs
Queensland - Maryborough and Townsville
South Australia - Port Pirie
Tasmania - Burnie
Victoria - Shepparton
Western Australia - Wanneroo and Armadale

How can BUSY At Work help you?

If you have questions about the Scholarships Program, or need help applying, contact us on 13 BUSY (13 28 79 ), or scholarships@busyatwork.com.au.

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