La Trobe Access Scholarship


Scholarship and bursary amounts vary

Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates, Future postgraduate coursework, Future undergraduates, Honours, Postgraduate coursework, Australian Citizen, Humanitarian Visa, New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident

Where is it available?

Online, Albury-Wodonga Campus, Bendigo Campus, City Campus, Melbourne Campus, Mildura Campus, Shepparton Campus

How is it paid?

Scholarships and one-off bursaries are paid post-census Semester 2 (31 August)


In Semester 2, La Trobe University will offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to new and continuing students who can demonstrate disadvantage.

Scholarships vary in value from $2500 per semester. Bursaries are one-off payments from $1000.

Important note for current student applicants: Due to the limited number of bursaries and the highly competitive environment not all eligible students will receive a bursary. To maximise your chances please submit supporting documents.

Are you eligible to apply?

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

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • Meet criteria and provide proof of disadvantage through supporting documentation (examples of disadvantage can include educational, financial, caring for others, non-English speaking background, disability, or other hardship or disadvantage.)

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

  • application submitted via the online application portal
  • supporting documentation to verify the information provided in your application. For more information regarding types of acceptable supporting documentation please view the Advice and information for scholarship applicants page and scroll down to Eligibility Criteria Definitions to expand.

Recipient obligations

  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • maintain enrolment at La Trobe University.

How to apply

An application form will be made available once applications open.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,