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Scholarships for School Leavers

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Finding ALL of the scholarships and financial support available to you as you leave school can be a full-time job.

I found these unusual ones:

Most scholarships can be found in the Good Universities Guide.

Good Universities Guide

 

Apply in Year 12

Many scholarships need to be applied for during year 12.

The closing dates vary depending on the scholarship but many close in August or September.

Some scholarships require a personal statement and references which may take some time to compile.

 

WA university scholarship information

University Scholarship Link
Curtin http://scholarships.curtin.edu.au/search#/?Status=Future&Nationality=AuCitizen,AUPR,NzCitizen,Humanitarian&CourseType=Undergraduate&keyword

Sign up for Curtin’s scholarship alert on the website.

 

ECU

 

http://www.ecu.edu.au/scholarships/scholarships-by-criteria
Murdoch

 

http://www.murdoch.edu.au/Future-students/Domestic-students/School-leavers/Scholarships-and-assistance/

AND

http://our.murdoch.edu.au/Student-life/Finances/Find-a-scholarship/

 

Notre Dame

 

 

http://www.nd.edu.au/scholarships/fremantle_index.shtml

 

UWA

 

http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/search?all=1

 

Other Payments to Students and Trainees

Check Centrelink for information about financial support including relocation and rent allowances.

Check Study Assist

Check the Good Universities Guide for a broad range of information on how to get support and manage finances.

 

 

Author: Bev Johnson

Deciding what to choose for a career as we experience this tsunami of change is a huge challenge for school leavers. Hello, my name is Bev Johnson. I write, teach and coach senior students so that they have the best possible opportunity to become future ready citizens.

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