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


La Trobe University is supporting students who have undertaken an internship/work placement in 2020 or will undertake an internship/work placement between 2 November 2020 and 12 February 2021 by offering the opportunity to apply for an Employment Grant. Students undertaking elective placement subjects are strongly encouraged to apply for employment grants.

SHE Summer Employment Grants application closing date has been extended to 4 December 2020.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • be enrolled as a domestic undergraduate student
  • be undertaking a placement subject as part of your course
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate placement subject and will undertake an internship/work placement between 2 November 2020 and 12 February 2021 (Summer)
  • meet criteria for financial disadvantage
  • students undertaking more than one placement are only eligible to receive one employment grant per 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 eligibility criteria
  • supporting documentation provided with application. 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 studies
  • experience must be a minimum of 70 hours in duration
  • students will be ranked 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 & Torres Strait Islander and distance travelled to placement
  • Internships or placements that not related to a specific subject are not covered by the employment grant.
  • successful applicants will be required to complete a short survey as a condition of receiving the grant.

How to apply

Applications have now closed.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,