COVID-19 Financial Assistance Application


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Please provide the following information:

(this must be your La Trobe student email address eg:
Are you of Aboriginal Australian or Torres Strait Islander descent?

Course details
Please specify

Financial circumstance
Do you hold a current Australian Health Care Card? *
Did you previously have paid employment which has now ceased due to COVID-19? *
Were you personally affected by the 2019/2020 bushfires through loss of property, possessions or income? *
(max 500 words)
Do you receive any financial assistance from a partner or family? *
(PDF, PNG or JPG file types only. Max 8MB file size)

Personal circumstance
(PDF, PNG or JPG file types only. Max 8MB file size)
Are you the primary carer of someone living with a disability or who is frail or aged? *
Are you first in your immediate family to attend University?
Do you identify as LGBTIQ or non-binary?
Have you spent time in out-of-home care? (eg: foster care, residential care, kinship care or as a ward of the state)
Have you relocated from a rural or regional area to study at La Trobe University?
(please provide the location name and postcode)
(please provide the location name and postcode)
(max 500 words)
(max 500 words)
Technology bursary statement
(max 500 words)
Crisis support bursary statement
(max 500 words)

Declaration *

All information provided by applicants will be treated as confidential. At La Trobe University, we respect the privacy of your personal information. We collect personal information in your application to determine your eligibility for a scholarship, bursary or grant, and to assess your application as part of the ranking and allocation process. In accordance with privacy laws, personal information about you contained in your application will not be used for any other purpose or disclosed to any person who is not part of the La Trobe assessment and allocation process, without your permission. You may have the right to access personal information we hold about you, subject to any exceptions in relevant laws, by contacting the Scholarships Office. The La Trobe University privacy policy can be viewed at: