Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust

18 August 2019

OPENS

31 October 2019

CLOSES

NUMBER OFFERED

TAFE or VET | University

STUDY TYPE

Financial Disadvantage

SUPPORT TYPE

Australian Capital Territory | New South Wales | Northern Territory | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia

LOCATIONS

Art & Design | Aviation & Transport | Business & Law | Construction & Trades | Education | Hospitality, Tourism & Travel | Humanities | IT & Communication | Medicine & Health | Rural & Agriculture | STEM

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$3,000 - $5,000

EXPIRED

The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through tertiary education. Through the generous support of the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs, ex-service organisations, corporate sponsors and private donors, we provide scholarships which assist recipients to obtain the tertiary qualification they need for their chosen career.

Value

Scholarships are valued between $3000 and $5000 per year and are paid to students in monthly instalments from March to December.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for AVCAT scholarship you must:

  • have Australian residency
  • be the child or grandchild of a person with operational service (as defined by the legislation) or three or more years continuous full-time other service, as a member of the Australian Navy, Army or Air Force
  • be planning to enrol or be enrolled in tertiary education in Australia at an Australian university, TAFE or registered training organisation in 2019
  • be studying or planning to study full-time on-line or face-to-face
  • be receiving, or be eligible to receive, Centrelink Youth Allowance or an equivalent educational payment
  • be under the age of 25 (except for exceptional circumstances)

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