Amount

$1000

Opening date

Closing date

Status

Open

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

Background

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 January to 30 June 2019
  • 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:

  • an application addressing the eligibility criteria
  • supporting documentation
  • 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

To apply for the La Trobe employment grant, please click on the link below.

Please ensure you read the application guidelines before completing your application.

Employment grant application



Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office, scholarships@latrobe.edu.au