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Scholarships available to Year 6 Students

Scholarships ranging in value from $300 to $1,000 are available to support current Year 6 students who will be attending secondary school next year. Applicants are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships that they may be eligible for.


George Wilson Robertson Scholarships for Year 6 students


Scholarship details
  • Funded by the Euphemia Ann Robertson Estate, managed by Equity Trustees
  • Valued at up to $1,500 per scholarship over two years, which will be paid as a lump sum
  • Multiple scholarships may be awarded, subject to confirmation from Equity Trustees

Who can apply?
  • Students completing Year 6 in 2023 in a registered Victorian government school and who will be undertaking Year 7 and 8 (consecutively) in the following two years (2024 and 2025) in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need

What to include with your application
  • Applicant's 2023 end-of-year academic results (Step 2 of the online application form)
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities (Step 3 of the online application form)
  • Evidence of the applicant's parent/guardian holding a valid health care card (for those students under the age of 16 years) and holding either a valid Health Care Card, 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
  • Euphemia Ann Robertson bequeathed funds for the benefit and advancement of Victorian government secondary school students

Applications closed 01/02/2024


John and Maud Askew Primary Scholarships for Years 4, 5 and 6 students


Scholarship details
  • Managed by Equity Trustees
  • Valued at $750 (Year 4 and 5) and $1,500 (Year 6)
  • Available for one year
  • Multiple scholarships are available, which will be awarded in 2024

Who can apply?
  • Students who complete Year 4, 5 or 6 in 2023 in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need

What information to include with your application
  • Applicant's 2023 end-of-year academic results (Step 2 of the 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 benefits and the parent/carer holding either a valid Health Care Card, a valid Low Income Health Care Card or a valid Pensioner Concession Card (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