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VTAC will open their files for new and current students in the second week of August through to the second week of October for 2014 Scholarships (dates to be confirmed). This will ensure you will be in the main round applications and will receive notification before Census Day (31 March) whether you have been successful. Please keep this website in mind if you are interested in applying for an Equity and Financial Aid Scholarship in 2014.
Eligible students -
TAFE and International Students are NOT eligible.
Significant changes have been made over the last few years to Youth Allowance, meaning many more students are eligible for financial assistance. Ensure you contact the Centrelink information service to find out more details or go to http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/youth-allowance
Make sure you check your eligibility!
For Youth Allowance, parental income levels are up to $150,000. For further information please go to http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/centrelink/youth-allowance/income-assets-test
The age of independence for Youth Allowance is 22 effective 1 January 2012.
Start-up scholarships are available for Higher Education students who receive income support through Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy - two half yearly payments of $1,025 in 2013. Further information please go to http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/student-start-up-scholarship
For more information contact Centrelink on 13 24 90.