Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

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

Where is it available?

Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Single Payment


The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce (ASSC) would like to support students who undertake Work based placements, Education placements or Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements by offering Employment Grants. 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 will undertake an internship/work placement between 1 July 2020 and 31 December 2020 (Semester 2)
  • meet criteria for financial disadvantage and educational disadvantage
  • not have received an employment grant in the current academic year

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 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.
  • 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,