Student Equipment Bursary
Who is it for?
1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates
Where is it available?
Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura, Shepparton
How is it paid?
The student equipment Bursary aims to provide a number of bursaries to domestic students who can demonstrate financial, educational and social disadvantage to enable them to purchase equipment for study purposes, such as a computer or course related equipment (e.g. mandatory tool kits for Health Science students). Priority will be given to students experiencing multiple disadvantage, such as those who are low socio-economic status (SES) and have a disability, are carers of a person with a disability or those from a refugee background. This bursary is funded through Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program which aims to ensure the Australian students from a low SES background who have the ability to study at university have the opportunity to do so.
Are you eligible to apply?
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
- Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent resident visa or a humanitarian visa.
- Be enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor course at La Trobe University in Semester 2, 2019
- Be able to demonstrate low SES
- Be able to demonstrate other educational disadvantage
- Have not received an Equipment Bursary in Semester 1 2019
- Have not received a scholarship worth over $3000 per annum
Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:
The applications will be assessed on the basis of the applicant's personal statement which addresses the eligibility criteria, financial and educational disadvantage and on the basis of supplied documentation. Consideration will also be given to other scholarships the student is receiving (e.g. if a student is receiving scholarships worth more than $3000 per year).
How to apply
To apply for the equipment bursary, please complete the application form by the closing date.
Who to contact for further information
Equity and Diversity, firstname.lastname@example.org