Development grant

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This grant provides FedUni students experiencing financial disadvantage an opportunity to access professional and personal development opportunities. The activity / event may be a requirement of the course; be offered at or be external to the university. The student may be a participant or the organiser of the activity event.

Students need to demonstrate that the activity / event will develop one or more of the following areas;

  • improved academic and/or professional experience
  • enhanced core employability skills (eg: professional memberships, networking events)
  • personal development linked to academic/employability outcomes (leadership attributes)


Up to $1000 (dependent on individual circumstances and the level of leadership development)

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be a full-time higher education undergraduate student studying on a FedUni campus
  • Registered for Kickstart
  • Not receiving funding from any other source for the activity
  • Open to be both domestic and international students
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship and or social disadvantage

Residency requirements

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • Permanent Australian resident
  • Holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa


To apply for this grant please complete the KickStart online registration form and the additional information required.


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