COVID Crisis Payment for La Trobe Students

$250 COVID Crisis Payment 

In response to the current lockdowns, La Trobe University is making available a one-off $250 COVID Crisis Payment to current on-shore, Victorian and New South Wales students in financial distress.

This payment is available to students who have lost income due to the current restrictions in Victoria and New South Wales and can demonstrate financial hardship.

Applications are open now and will close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 24 August . Applications will be assessed from Wednesday 25 August, and funds will be awarded to successful students as soon as possible. All students will receive a decision on their application by Friday 27 August.

Food Relief 

Details of food relief programs across all of our campuses can be found on the La Trobe Student Association (LTSA) website

Two Birds One Scone is a charity founded by La Trobe University students and provides emergency food relief and essential items to students in distress. 

Students in need of emergency food assistance can reach out to them via their website or their Facebook page.  

Staff and students who are in a position to contribute food or monetary donations to the organisation can do so here

Wellbeing Support 

The University continues to provide wellbeing support for those students impacted by COVID-19. Details of these services can be found here

Student FAQs for COVID-19 

The University is continuing to update our Student FAQs for COVID-19 to give you answers to some common questions.  

If you are a research student you can find more detailed FAQs about the continuation of your research on the Graduate Research School website