Opening date

Closing date



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


La Trobe University is supporting students who have or will undertake an internship/work placement in 2021 between 15 November 2021 and 13 February 2022 by offering the opportunity to apply for an Employment Grant. This round of grants, the last of three, covers students enrolled into Summer teaching periods.

Students undertaking elective placement subjects are strongly encouraged to apply for the Employment Grant.

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 between 15 November 2021 and 13 February 2022 teaching periods.
  • 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

Applications are now open.

To apply for this grant, please complete the application form and return by the closing date.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,