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Holmesglen has a comprehensive awards and scholarships program available to both students and staff.
The program is aimed at  fostering the core values of the Institute - ASPIRE - Ambition; Scholarship; Passion; Integrity; Respect and Excellence.

Scholarships available

Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy)

Monash Health/Holmesglen scholarship for Allied Health Assistance students

Apprentice Support Fund

All Apprenticeship programs 

Value: Up to $2,000 each
Timing:  Application o
pen 12 February and close 24 November 2023.

Asylum Seeker Scholarship
Value: Up to $2,000 each
Timing: Application o
pen 12 February and close 24 November 2023 
Holmesglen Access Scholarship

All VET programs (Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma)

Value: Up to $2,000 each
Timing: Application o
pen 12 February and close 24 November 2023

International Student Scholarships

Value: Up to $1,000 each
Round 1 open 1 April to 30 April 2023  and round 2 open 1 October to 31 October 2023

The Peter Grundy Scholarship
Available to international students studying in Holmesglen’s VET or higher education programs

Value: Scholarships are normally awarded at $1000 each 

Timing:  Applications closed 

Pathway to Victoria Scholarship Program

Scholarships to the value of $2,500 are available to eligible International Students applying for packaged courses.
The Pathway to Victoria Scholarship Program has been made possible by funding from the Victorian Government through Study Melbourne.
Value: $2,500  
 Open to new international student applications received after 1 October 2021.

External scholarships 

Free nursing and midwifery study

The Victorian Government has announced a $270 million nursing and midwifery package providing free degrees, training, and upskilling for nurses and midwives. Students undertaking an undergraduate degree in nursing and midwifery from 2023 to 2024 will be able to study for free, provided they join a public health service after graduation and remain for two years.   For more information please, visit the free nursing and midwifery study webpage.

Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program

The Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program is a 12-month online program undertaken in conjunction with tertiary study and designed  to enhance your skills and employability in the cyber security field.

If you are already studying or looking to enrol in a cyber-related qualification, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) can offer you generous financial support, along with two cyber work exposure opportunities to give you valuable insight into how you can help protect Australia’s online systems and information.

The value and timing of this scholarship varies. For more information or to apply, visit the website for details on eligibility and how to apply.

Master Builders Victoria Building & Construction Foundation

The Building and Construction Foundation aims to unlock barriers to entry and progression in the building and construction industry. It aspires to an industry that is open and accessible for everyone to succeed by supporting students to undertake the education and further development that will help them to take the next step in their career. The Foundation was established by Master Builders Victoria in 2010 as an independent, registered charity to provide funding for scholarships, bursaries and prizes to, or for the benefit of, approved recipients in approved courses.

The Foundation provides financial assistance to individuals through a number of scholarships, with values ranging between $2,200 and up to $10,000. These include the Early Career, Career Advancement, and Leadership Scholarships. The Foundation has also established scholarships in honour of construction industry leader Mario Biasin.
For more information on these scholarships – including application forms – please visit the Building and Construction Foundation webpage.

Children of Veterans intending Tertiary Studies

Australian Veterans'  Childrens Assistance Trust (AVCAT) offers bursaries and sponsored scholarships to children and grandchildren of ex-serving veterans.

Long Tan Bursaries are for the children and grandchildren of Vietnam Veterans and are available in each state and territory. The Long Tan Bursary is funded by the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

AVCAT sponsored scholarships are funded by ex-service organisations and private donors.
These scholarships are for children and grandchildren of ex-serving veterans.

All bursaries and sponsored scholarships are for tertiary education.
Value:  Mostly $4,000 per year for three years
Timing: Applications are now open and close on October 31, 2022.  Applicants  will be notified of the outcome of their application from late February through March.
Visit the website for details on eligibilty and how to apply.

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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