Apply now for an Industry Placement Bursary

Industry Placement Bursaries are now open.

La Trobe University is supporting students undertaking an internship/work placement between 26 June to 29 October by offering the opportunity to apply for an Industry Placement Bursary, valued at $1000.

Applications are open now and close on Sunday 10 September 2023 at 11.59pm.

To meet the eligibility criteria you need to:

  • Be enrolled as a domestic undergraduate student
  • Be enrolled in a Rural Health School clinical placement OR an undergraduate elective placement subject and have or will undertake a work placement in the Semester 2 teaching period (26 June – 29 October). Placement must have commenced after 26 June.
  • Meet criteria for financial disadvantage and educational disadvantage
  • Not have received an Industry Placement Bursary in the current academic year
  • Have a confirmed placement listed in InPlace

How much are the bursaries worth and when are they paid?

These Industry Placement bursaries are worth $1000 and will be paid in a single payment before the end of October. There are also $2500 STEM Industry Placement Bursaries for some eligible courses.

Travel bursaries are also available for students that are travelling more than 120km one way to attend placement and meet the eligibility criteria.

Recipient selection criteria is based on:

  • Application addressing the eligibility criteria
  • Supporting documentation. Please note, you will not be contacted regarding missing or incomplete supporting documentation and all supporting documentation must be provided by the closing date.
  • Placement subjects undertaken as part of your studies
  • Experience must be a minimum of 70 hours in duration
  • Ranking by criteria around the financial and educational disadvantage criteria within VTAC SEAS and equity scholarships
  • Other indicators will be considered such as low socio-economic status, first in family, regional status, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and distance travelled to placement.

Apply for an Industry Placement Bursary today

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