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The Year 12 Scholarships are now open.

These school scholarships are for students who are studying in Victoria (Australia) and who are citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Only students who are currently enrolled in a registered Victorian school are eligible to apply.

Scholarships for students from Years 4 to 11 will open on 14 November 2016.

The Department of Education and Training administers more than 25 different student scholarships which equates to approximately 250 scholarship awards (as some scholarships have more than the one award).

For scholarships that the Department administers, a student must apply for a scholarship at the same year level that they are studying in 2016, eg. a student in Year 8 in 2016 would apply for a Year 8 scholarship.

Scholarships for students at relevant 2016 year levels will be granted and paid in 2017.

The scholarships are offered to primary, secondary and tertiary students and range in value from $300 to $2580. They are generally awarded to students who:

  • demonstrate academic achievement
  • demonstrate participation in their school and local community
  • are in financial need (determined by the parents/guardians being in receipt of a Health Care Card, a Low Income Health Care Card or a Pensioner Concession Card (Centrelink reference number required) or the students themselves receiving the Youth Allowance).

However there are scholarships that are not based on the above criteria, especially scholarships connected to the Police Force and the Rail, Tram and Bus Union, Locomotive Division.



Important information: If you do not complete all sections of the application it will not be assessed.



Before applying for Scholarships online, you should first read the ‘How to Apply Guide’ which can be found here
Year 12
Years 4-11

Please click on the relevant ‘How to Apply Guide’ and read the information carefully before registering for any scholarships.



Before applying for Scholarships online, you will need to Register with a user name and password to access the site.



You can change your password at any time by using the change password page.



If you have forgotten your password, follow the forgotten password link.



If you have forgotten your user name please email us with the student name and address, DOB, contact number and correct email address details. We will correct your information and send a confirmation email with the necessary login details.



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