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Grants, scholarships and other financial supports

There are a wide variety of grants available that might support you and your family.

Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples Education Fund – Grants of up to $2,500 for anyone living with a disability to help with education. Find out more here.

Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund -  Funding so that a family's financial circumstances are not a barrier to student participation. School administered yearly. Find out more here.

Centre for Multicultural Youth - for young people looking for work and offers support in other capacities too. Find out more here.

Country Education Foundation of Australia - Local Grants for 16-25yo to support education and employment expenses (non cash reimbursements). Find out more here.

CREATE - Create your future grant scheme is available for members 15-25yo for Driving Lessons, IT or learning and education. Find out more here.

Child Dental Benefits Scheme - Part or full cost of basic dental for a child 0-17 years old where a parent receives a Centrelink payment. Find out more here.

DFFH Scholarships - for financial hardship or at risk of homelessness here.

Dylan Alcott Foundation - Grant scheme for under 25yo with a disability who face barriers in meeting their personal, professional, vocational or sporting dreams. Find out more here.

Get Active Victoria – Helping kinship and permanent care children 0-18yo get involved in organised sport and recreation by covering up to $200 for membership and registration fees. More information here.

Higher Education Scholarships - For young people in regional or remote locations. More information here

Kids Under Cover Scholarships - For young people with passion to study who dont have the resources here.

National Disability Insurance Scheme - Support for persons with a permament and signficant disability. More information here.

Raising Expectations - Supporting young people to get to university or TAFE. More information here.

Skilling Australia FoundationFinancial support for 17-24yo for apprenticeships or traineeships when there is financial hardship or where they are from a minority group. Find out more here.

Social Impact Scholarships - For social impact scholarship programs. More information here.

Tertiary Access Payment – Regional or remote relocation support. More information here.

The Arthur Marsden Whiting Sympathy Fund – Grants of up to $3,000 for disabled people needing support for equipment, treatment, education or training. Find out more here.

Variety Children's Charity - Funding for 0-17yo for wheelchairs, specialist equipment and supplies where funding has already been sought funding government sources. More information here.

VET Scholarships - Are available directly from various educational institutions. More information here.