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Scholarships available to Year 8 Students


Albert Jacka and William Newton Memorial Scholarship for Year 10 students


Scholarship details
  • Sponsored by Port Phillip City Council
  • Valued at $1000
  • Available for one year
  • One scholarship awarded each year.

Who can apply?
  • Students who are completing Year 8 in 2018 in a registered Victorian school
  • Only students who live in the City of Port Phillip are eligible
  • Students involved in school and community activities
  • Families or students who demonstrate financial need.

What documentation you need to provide?
  • Applicant's 2018 academic results
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities
  • Evidence that the applicant's parent/guardian is receiving Centrelink benefits and holds a Health Care Card, a Low Income Health Care Card or a Pensioner Concession Card (Centrelink Reference Number required).

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

Further information
  • This scholarship is in memory of Albert Jacka and William Newton, two Victoria Cross winners who were residents of the City of Port Phillip.
  • If you do not live in the City of Port Phillip, please do not apply as you are not eligible.


Angela Taylor Scholarships for Year 8 students


Scholarship details
  • Sponsored by the Police Association
  • Valued at $350 each
  • Available for one year
  • Two scholarships awarded each year.

Who can apply?
  • Students who are completing Year 8 in 2018 in a registered Victorian school
  • Only students with a parent/guardian who is a member of the Victorian police force, a retired member or a police widow are eligible
  • Students involved in school and community activities.

What documentation you need to provide?
  • Applicant's 2018 academic results
  • Evidence that the parent/guardian is a member of the Victorian police force, a retired member or a police widow - member details required
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities.

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

Further information
  • Constable Angela Taylor was tragically killed while on duty. These scholarships are awarded in memory of her bravery and her devotion to duty.


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
  • Thirty (30) scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

Who can apply?
  • Students who are currently completing Year 7, 8, 9, 10 or 11 in 2018 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 2018 academic results
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities
  • Evidence of the applicant's parent/guardian receiving the Centrelink benefits in 2018 (for those students under the age of 16 years), or Youth Allowance, and the applicant's parent/guardian holding either a Health Care Card, a Low Income Health Care Card or a Pensioner Concession Card (Centrelink Reference Number required).

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

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


R S Marr Scholarship for Year 8 students


Scholarship details
  • Sponsored by the Department of Education
  • Valued at $300
  • Available for one year and paid directly to the school
  • One scholarship awarded each year.

Who can apply?
  • Students who are currently completing Year 8 in 2018 in a registered Victorian government school
  • Students involved in school and community activities.

What documentation you need to provide?
  • Applicant's 2018 academic results
  • Statements confirming the applicant’s involvement in school and community activities.

Application Closing Date
  • 1 February 2019

Further information
  • In 1946, funds were bequeathed by Robert Sterne Marr to provide a scholarship in perpetuity for the promotion and encouragement of education in Victoria.
  • The money is paid to the student's school for essential educational items for which parents are normally expected to pay or pay the school to provide. These essential items do not include voluntary contributions.
  • At the end of the year, if there is a remaining balance, it is paid to the parent/guardian for the benefit of the student.