Amount

$2000

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 Science, Health and Engineering (SHE) would like to support students who undertake placement subjects 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 undertaking a placement subject as part of your course
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate placement subject that commences within the enrolment period of 1 January to 30 June 2018.
  • 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:

  • an application addressing eligibility criteria
  • 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

Before completing your application, please read the application guidelines for information about how to complete your application.

To apply for an Employment Grant, please click on the link below:

Employment Grant application

Please emaill all of your supporting documentation to scholarships@latrobe.edu.au by the closing date. We will not be able to contact you for missing documents. Supporting documentation cannot be submitted after the closing date.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office, scholarships@latrobe.edu.au