Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, 1st year undergraduates

Where is it available?

Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton

How is it paid?

Single Payment


La Trobe University recognises the important contribution that people from a refugee background make to the Australian community and is pleased to offer a $500 bursary in 2020 for commencing students from a refugee background who hold a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or Australian Citizenship.

To assist students from a refugee background starting university, all eligible students who register with the Support Program for Students with a Refugee Background, will receive a bursary which is valued at $500.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • have arrived in Australia as a refugee within the last ten years and hold a Permanent Humanitarian Visa or Australian Citizenship; and
  • be commencing an undergraduate degree at La Trobe University in 2020 (commencing students are defined as those starting a university course at first year undergraduate level for the first time at any institution.); and
  • Be enrolled as a Commonwealth supported or domestic fee-paying student.

How to apply

This bursary has now closed.

Who to contact for further information

AccessAbility Hub,