Amount

$1000

Opening date

Closing date

Status

Closed

Who is it for?

1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates, Australian Citizen

Where is it available?

Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Single Payment

Background

La Trobe University is supporting students who have or will undertake an internship/work placement in 2021 between 1 January 2021 to 11 July 2021 by offering the opportunity to apply for an Employment Grant. This round of grants, the first of three, covers students enrolled into all 2021 teaching periods up until the end of Winter Semester 2021.

Students undertaking elective placement subjects are strongly encouraged to apply for employment grants.


Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • be enrolled as a domestic undergraduate student
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate placement subject and have or will undertake an internship/work placement in 2021 between 1 January 2021 to 11 July 2021
  • meet criteria for financial disadvantage and educational disadvantage
  • not have received an employment grant in the current academic year

Please note, students enrolled in postgraduate courses are not eligible for this grant.

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

  • 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 SES status, first in family, regional status, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and distance travelled to placement.


Recipient obligations

Successful applicants will be required to complete a short survey as a condition of receiving the grant

How to apply

Please complete the online application form.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office, scholarships@latrobe.edu.au