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Scholarships available to Year 11 Students


John and Maud Askew Secondary Scholarships for Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 students


Scholarship details
  • Sponsored by Equity Trustees
  • Valued at $1,000 each
  • Available for one year
  • Multiple scholarships will be awarded in 2021

Who can apply?
  • Students completing Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2021 in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need

What documentation you need to provide?
  • Applicant's 2021 end-of-year academic results
  • Statements written by the applicant confirming the their involvement in school and community activities. This section must be completed by the student
  • Evidence of the applicant's parent/guardian holding a valid Health Care Card (for those students under the age of 16 years) or a Low Income Health Care Card or a Pensioner Concession Card, or the applicant receiving the Youth Allowance (Centrelink Reference Number required)

NOTE: Students with limited access to face-to-face school and community activities due to COVID-safe settings should include details of previous involvement in school and community activities, or school and community activities undertaken via online or virtual platforms such as Zoom

Application Closing Date
  • 28 February 2022

Further information
  • John and Maud Askew bequeathed funds for the benefit and advancement of Victorian government primary and secondary school students


United World Colleges Scholarships for Year 10 and 11 students


Scholarship details
  • Administered by United World Colleges (Australia) Trust Ltd
  • To study the International Baccalaureate (IB) at one of the United World Colleges (UWC) overseas
  • Various scholarship schemes on offer with at least one full, and several partial scholarships awarded annually
  • Ideally, candidates will apply based on the desire to attend a UWC rather than go to a specific country, as the national Committee cannot guarantee that successful candidates will be offered their preferred location

Who can apply?
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents currently living in Australia
  • Students who are 16 or 17 years of age on the 1st of September, 2021

Application Opening and Closing Dates
  • contact enquiries@au.uwc.org

Further information
  • United World Colleges was founded in 1962. It is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of world peace through the education of young people.
  • Students in their last two years of secondary school are chosen from over eighty countries to attend one of the sixteen colleges around the world. The main objective is to educate outstanding young people from various national, ethnic and social backgrounds.
  • Students are assessed on their personal merit and potential, irrespective of race, creed, colour, gender, family background or ability to pay.
  • The first Australian students attended a UWC in 1972 and since then approximately 370 Australians have attended United World Colleges.
  • At present, nine Australian students are completing their IB at a UWC in in Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, The Netherlands and Armenia.
  • For further information please visit: www.uwc.org.au
  • Email: enquiries@au.uwc.org