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Scholarships available to Year 8 Students

Scholarships ranging in value from $300 to $1,000 are available to support current Year 8 students who will be continuing secondary school next year. Applicants are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships that they may be eligible for.

Do any of these apply to you?Consider these scholarships
Are you in Year 8 in a Victorian government school?

John and Maud Askew Secondary Scholarship

R S Marr Scholarship

Are you in Year 8 and live in the City of Port Phillip?

Albert Jacka and William Newton Memorial Scholarship

Are you in Year 8 and have a parent/guardian who is a member of the Victoria Police Force, a retired member or a Police Widow?

Angela Taylor Scholarship


Albert Jacka and William Newton Memorial Scholarship for Year 8 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 completed 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 end-of-year 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 March 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.

If you have not yet registered you will need to do so here Register 

If you have already registered you can start your application here Apply for this Scholarship