Scholarships, bursaries, grants

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Find out how to register for FedUni's scholarships, bursaries and grants

KickStart Grants

KickStart Grants will open from the 5 February 2016

Commencing student payments

Semester 1 commencing students will not be paid until after the Census date (31 March 2016)

KickStart Placement Grants

Register to receive financial assistance whilst completing placement for your course

Foundation Scholarships

Open to domestic higher education, undergraduate, postgraduate and TAFE students. Applications close 10 March 2016

We are committed to assisting students to reduce the financial constraints they face to achieve their study goals. Each year we award scholarships, bursaries and grants to new and continuing students across secondary school, vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate program areas.

Please note: To be eligible for KickStart bursaries and grants, students are required to be enrolled at a FedUni campus (i.e. Ballarat, Gippsland, Horsham, Online).

KickStart Grants

KickStart grants are aimed at ensuring students in need receive appropriate assistance when they need it. To make it easier for students to access financial assistance, FedUni has a range of grants to give students the kick start they need to achieve success.

Grants are the supply of goods or services or a one-off payment to assist students in acquiring goods or services, such as text books or help with course work placements. Eligibility varies and is outlined within the below links:

Please note: If you are eligible to register for the KickStart Clothing Grant, the KickStart Computer Grant, KickStart Internet Grant, the KickStart Placement Grant or the KickStart Nursing Kit Grant, you will need to complete the additional information forms for each grant in addition to completing the KickStart online registration form. More information regarding this is contained within the links above.

KickStart Bursaries

KickStart bursaries are aimed at ensuring students in need receive appropriate assistance when they need it. To make it easier for students to access financial assistance or receive required aid, FedUni has a range of bursaries to give students the kick start they need to achieve success.

Please note: Semester one KickStart Bursary offers will be emailed to successful students in late February 2016. Semester one commencing students will not be paid until after Census date (31 March 2016).

To register for a KickStart bursary, please go to the New to KickStart page and complete a KickStart online registration form.

Additional bursaries you might like to consider:

Internal Federation scholarships

FedUni has a range of scholarships available that are awarded to students for outstanding academic performance and/or community involvement. These scholarships are based upon various criteria which usually reflect the values and purpose of the donor or founder of the award.

External scholarships

A number of scholarships are available to students that are administered and offered externally from national and international organisations. These scholarships are based on various criteria, and are usually specific to the purpose and/or values of the organisation offering the scholarship.

Please note: FedUni does not maintain any of the information contained within the above links, and cannot guarantee that the information given is up to date or accurate. Please contact the external organisation involved for further information.

Foundation Scholarships

Foundation scholarships are open to both commencing and continuing domestic higher education students enrolled in an undergraduate degree (including honours) or masters degree, and to commencing and continuing domestic TAFE students.

In 2016, eleven (11) scholarships will be allocated, each to the value of $7,000. Applications will be assessed on financial circumstances and commitment to study. Termination of studies by the recipient will automatically cancel the scholarship.

Please note that the scholarship application does not guarantee you a place in the course of your choice.

Read more about Foundation scholarships on the Foundation Scholarships webpage.

Contact us

Scholarships, Bursaries & Grants Office
+613 5327 9340