Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, 1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, Honours, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Single Payment


Work Help: Employment Grants for La Trobe University students

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be a domestic undergraduate student.

  • undertaking a placement subject as part of your course.

  • be enrolled in a placement subject that commences within the enrolment period of 1 July to 31 December 2017.

  • meet criteria for financial disadvantage.

  • Please note, students undertaking more than one placement are only eligible to receive one employment grant per academic year.

Students enrolled in postgraduate courses are not eligible for this grant.

Students will be ranked by criteria around the financial disadvantage criteria within VTAC SEAS and equity scholarships:

Other indicators will be considered such as low SES status, first in family, regional status, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander and distance travelled to placement.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • Placement subjects undertaken as part of studies.
  • Experience must be a minimum of 70 hours in duration.
  • Students must be enrolled in subjects that commence within the enrolment period of 1 July to 31 December 2017.
  • Please note, internships that are not related to a specific subject are not covered by the employment grant.
  • College of ASSC subjects covered
  • College of SHE subjects covered: All internships and placements related to a specific placement subject are covered by the grant. For information on specific subjects, please contact the Scholarships team.

How to apply

To apply for an Employment Grant, please click on the link below:

Employment Grant application

Please read the application guidelines before completing your application.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,