One off payment

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, 1st year undergraduates

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne

How is it paid?

via accommodation rent credit only


Accommodation Services offers a number of scholarships to support students in financial need and as an encouragement for achievement. Funded by Accommodation Services, the Access Scholarship is aimed at supporting new students who may be experiencing financial hardship to live on campus at the Bendigo, Albury/Wodonga and Melbourne campuses.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa
  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Be intending to apply or have applied to live on residence in any of the residences at La Trobe University in 2021, or
  • Be returning residence in 2021
  • Meet criteria for educational disadvantage (financial, medical, caring for others, non-English speaking background, disability or other hardship or disadvantage)

Please note the following information:

  • Applicants may apply for multiple scholarships, however, no applicant will receive more than one Accommodation Services Scholarship.
  • Applicants must declare any scholarships they have received as part of the application process. Successful recipients must also notify the Scholarships Office if they subsequently receive a scholarship.
  • All scholarships are valid for one year only.
  • All scholarships are payable via accommodation rent discounts only.
  • Scholarships cannot be deferred.
  • Scholarship places are limited.

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

  • Application submitted via the scholarship application form
  • Supporting documentation with your application to support the information you provide in your scholarships application.
  • Living on residence in any of the residences at La Trobe in Semester 1 2021.

How to apply

To be considered for this scholarship, please submit an application via the VTAC scholarship application form.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,