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If you haven’t ever applied for a scholarship you probably don’t think you are smart enough.


There are more scholarship than you can imagine.

First in Family Many students win scholarships when they barely meet the selection criteria because…..


The Country Education Foundation has developed the 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS GUIDE A ONE-STOP-RESOURCE FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS

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It also provides a list of some of the scholarships available although many relate to east coast opportunities.


Two good lists of scholarships are:

  • Curtin University Scholarships This service collates information about scholarships from many sources. You can tap in what you are looking for and get emails sent to you as new scholarships are announced.
  • The other great database is the Good Universities Guide Scholarships Again, enter your search criteria and they will send notifications to you.

There are scholarships for so many purposes that you may need to go to Google to find one that suits your needs.


The Good Universities Guide provides 5 Simple Steps to Apply to a Scholarship.

The Aspiration Initiative has Hints and Tips for Writing Good Scholarship Applications.


The best tip on how to win a scholarship is to apply!! Apply often!! There is no limit to the number of scholarships you can win.

Author: Bev Johnson

Hi, I'm Bev Johnson I started my career as an English teacher in Western Australia and quickly added a pastoral care role to support kids and help them to find their purpose. My career lead through education to the TAFE sector, into business development, through ICT systems development and human resource management. My purpose was always to have fun while learning new things and making the world a better place. I am now having a great time unearthing new ways to help young people to make the giant leap from school into their future. You can tap into my information and advice by subscribing to my newsletter, getting me to speak to your group and reading my blog. Contact me at or M: 0434056412

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