TAFE-Gippsland-Scholarships-2020

You don't want to miss out on some financial support to help you through your studies.

We've got a variety of scholarships available to a wide range of students - there's sure to be something for you.

The eligibility criteria and application process differs for each scholarship so ensure you have read all available information about the scholarship you wish to apply for before you start your application. Even if you write the best application, if you aren't eligible you can't be considered for the scholarship.

Taking the time to prepare your scholarship application is worth your while. We can support you in writing your submission so feel free to reach out to us.

2020 Mid-year Scholarships are now open

Scholarships close on 26th of June 2020.

Career Change Scholarship

This scholarship is designed for individuals embarking on a career change and therefore require training to support this process. It recognises that often these individuals will have current qualifications that leave them ineligible for government funded places. This scholarship can only be used for course
and material fees during 2020/2021.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be a current students enrolled in a 2020 course
- Aged 25 years or older
- Studying a minimum 12 month course

Suitable For
- Career Changers
- New or continuing TAFE Gippsland students

Scholarships available: Four (4)
Value: up to $1,000 per scholarship to cover tuition and materials fees
Supporting Documentation Requirements: Copy of Previous Qualifications

 

To APPLY for this scholarship please email scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with your name and details along with your supporting documentation.

Placement Scholarship

This scholarship is to support the participation and the costs associated with industry requirements or placement that directly supports the student’s training outcomes.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be a current student enrolled in a 2020 course
- Aged 18 years or older
- Have minimum one week of placement activities organised to align with training outcomes

Suitable For
- New or continuing TAFE Gippsland students

Scholarships available: Five (5)
Value: up to $1,000.00 per scholarship to cover travel and accommodation expenses
Supporting Documentation Requirements: Confirmation of enrolment in a course requiring placement
Please note: Evidence of placement details will be required prior to scholarship funds being awarded

 

To APPLY for this scholarship please email scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with your name and details along with your supporting documentation.

Student Support Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with education. This scholarship is for students who are undertaking study in 2020.

We encourage anyone who was affected by the recent Summer bushfires or COVID-19 to apply for these scholarships.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be a current student enrolled in a 2020 course
- Be able to demonstrate financial hardship
- Enrolled in a minimum 6 month course
- Aged 17 years or older

Suitable For
- Any student currently enrolled in a minimum 6 month course

Scholarships available: Five (5)
Value: up to $1,000.00 to cover tuition and materials fees in the first instance and assist with text books or equipment
Supporting Documentation Requirements: Email describing situation of financial hardship

 

To APPLY for this scholarship please email scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with your name and details along with your supporting documentation.

Travel Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support travel expenses in order to lessen the burden of travel costs and increase access to a wider range of study opportunities for students living in rural areas of our community.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be a current student enrolled in a 2020 course
- Enrolled in a minimum 6 month course
- Must live minimum 70kms away from campus of study
- Aged 17 years or older

Suitable For
- New or continuing TAFE Gippsland students

Scholarships available: Five (5)
Value: to the value of $1,000.00 paid in two instalments to assist with the cost of petrol or travel
Supporting Documentation Requirements:
- Two (2) items of identification that verify current address
- One (1) must include current address and photo ID
- One (1) must include current address

 

To APPLY for this scholarship please email scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with your name and details along with your supporting documentation.

Tools of the Trade Scholarship

This scholarship gives apprentices the opportunity to access tools or resources to support them whilst undertaking their apprenticeship with TAFE Gippsland.

Eligibility
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be a current student undertaking an apprenticeship in 2020
- Aged 17 years or older

Suitable For
- All apprentices

Scholarships available: Five (5)
Value: to the value of $1,000.00 for the purchase of equipment
Note: students are required to provide proof of purchase
Supporting Documentation Requirements:

  • Proof of Apprenticeship
  • Evidence may include a Contract or Delta Agreement
 

To APPLY for this scholarship please email scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with your name and details along with your supporting documentation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?
To apply for a scholarship, you will need to send an email to scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au with information about the scholarship you’re applying for as well as any supporting evidence attached to the email.

How is the successful scholarships selected?
All applications will be reviewed with careful consideration by the scholarship selection panel. It is important your email includes all requested supporting
documentation otherwise your application may be deemed incomplete and therefore not considered.

Can I apply for a scholarship if I’m a new student?
Yes. All scholarships are available for new students enrolling in a course at TAFE Gippsland that commences or continues in 2020.

If I’m continuing my course into 2021, can I apply for a scholarship?
Yes. All scholarships are available for students continuing their course into 2021.

Can I apply for multiple scholarships?
Yes. However you will only be awarded one scholarship.

Can I have assistance with my application?
Absolutely! You can make an appointment by emailing scholarships@tafegippsland.edu.au or calling 1300 282 317 and someone will help you with your submission.

Can I apply for a scholarship if I am enrolled in a Free TAFE course?
You can still apply for a scholarship which will cover materials fees or other costs associated with study however it may not be the full amount. Reach out if you’ve got any more questions.

Terms and conditions

  • The scholarship selection panel has the right to consult with the applicants study department, teachers or any external party nominated.
  • All applicants will be notified via email advising of the scholarship selection panel decision.
  • All scholarship recipients must use their scholarship within the 2020 academic year.
  • Supporting documentation requirements must be provided with the application form at the time of submission for the application to be considered.
  • The scholarship selection panel have the right to contact applicants to ask for additional documentation or invite applicants in for an interview at any time.
  • Parental/guardian consent is required if applicant is under 18 years of age.
  • Applying for a TAFE Gippsland Scholarship allows TAFE Gippsland to use the applicant’s name and photo in further scholarship promotion.