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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
  • Managed by Equity Trustees
  • Valued at $1,500 each
  • Available for one year
  • Multiple scholarships will be awarded in 2024

Who can apply?
  • Students who complete Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2023 in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need

What information you need to include with your application
  • Applicant's 2023 end-of-year academic results (Step 2 of online application form)
  • Statements written by the applicant confirming their involvement in school and community activities. This section must be completed by the student (Step 3 of the online application form)
  • Evidence of the applicant's parent/carer receiving Centrelink income support benefits and 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 (Step 4 of the online application form - Centrelink Reference Number required)

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2024

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

Applications closed 01/02/2024

Public Education Foundation

Public Education Foundation

Managed by the Public Education Foundation.

The Public Education Foundation offers a range of scholarships to help young people at public schools reach their potential.

Applications for Tertiary scholarships open from May 2023.

Applications for Primary and Secondary scholarships open from June 2023:

  • Scholarships for students moving on to tertiary education in 2024 will open on 17 May and close on 8 August 2023.
  • Scholarships for secondary school students open from 21 June 2023 and close on 12 September 2023.
  • Scholarships for primary school students open from 21 June 2023 and close on 19 September 2023.
  • Please check individual scholarships to confirm the opening and closing dates.

    For more information on scholarships available, how to apply and contact details please visit the Public Education Foundation Scholarships website.

    Applications closed 19/09/2023

    United World Colleges for Years 10 and 11 students

    Scholarship details
    • Administered by United World Colleges (Australia) Trust Ltd
    • To study the International Baccalaureate (IB) at one of the 18 United World Colleges (UWC) overseas
    • Various scholarship schemes on offer with at least one full, and several partial scholarships awarded annually
    • Places for 2024 - 2026 entry will be released mid November 2023
    • 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 attending school in Australia
    • Students studying Years 10 and 11 (in 2023)
    • Students must have turned 16 but not yet 18 on August 1 2024
    • Students must have a strong academic record and supply end of Semester one and two reports for 2023

    Application Opening and Closing Dates
    • Contact

    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:
    • Email:

    Applications closed 04/02/2024