Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates

Where is it available?

Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Single Payment


This bursary is funded through Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) which aims to ensure that Australian Students from a low socio-economic status (SES) background who have the ability to study at university have the opportunity to do so. The Student Equipment Bursary aims to provide a number of bursaries to domestic students who can demonstrate financial and educational 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 SES and have a disability, are carers of a person with a disability or those from a refugee background.

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 2018
  • Be able to demonstrate low SES
  • Be able to demonstrate other educational disadvantage

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 $5000 per year).

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

Who to contact for further information

Equity and Diversity,