Certificate and diploma
Elisha Carter, a Certificate III Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Prepress) graduate, received her scholarship by winning the national WorldSkills Australia Competition.
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The following scholarships for certificate and diploma students encourage you to follow your passion and develop highly sought-after, industry-relevant skills.
For international bachelor, masters by coursework and PhD students offering various scholarships and awards; worth tuition fees, stipend and more; open date varies by country.
Australia Endeavour Awards
For local and international students, worth up to $263,500; applications open April.
Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship
For Australian students completing the Diploma of Airline Pilot in 2011; worth $20,000 to undertake a Flight Instructor Rating; applications open October.
Boeing Achievement Awards (TAFE)
For eight local and international advanced diploma and associate degree engineering, computer science students; worth up to $1000 each; applications open February 2013.
Emeritus Professor John Jackson Scholarship
For local diploma or degree commencing students demonstrating financial/educational disadvantage; worth tuition fees plus $17,000 contribution to study and living expenses; applications now closed for 2012.
Ernest William Capp Scholarship
For local diploma or degree students having financial and/or educational difficulties and can demonstrate a will to succeed; worth $1000; applications now closed for 2012.
Evelyn Boekemann Scholarship
For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in a diploma or degree program; worth a one-off payment of up to $1000; applications open September 2012.
External organisations offer a range of scholarships.
George Alexander Foundation Scholarship
For local diploma or degree students with academic ability, leadership potential, a passion for community involvement and the will to succeed; worth $7500 per year. Applications open September 2012.
Herbert and Inge Littauer Scholarship
For a refugee or former refugee studying nursing at diploma or degree level; worth $2500; applications open September 2012.
John Storey Junior Memorial Scholarship
For local currently enrolled RMIT students applying for the RMIT Exchange Program; worth up to $5000; applications close August and March.
Northcote Trust Scholarship
For local diploma and degree students progressing from a diploma to a degree in the same field; worth $15,000–$17,000 over two to three years; applications are closed for 2012.
Orcadia Foundation Scholarship
For local and refugee students with financial / education disadvantages; worth up to $5000 as a one off payment; applications open September 2012.
RMIT Accommodation Support Scholarship
For local commencing students moving to Melbourne to study; worth $5200 towards accommodation for one year; applications open August 2012.
RMIT Cultural Visions Film Grant 2012
For TAFE, degree or honours students making documentaries and short films; worth $2500 applications open April.
RMIT Equity Notebook Scholarship
For local certificate IV, diploma or degree students commencing at RMIT from secondary school; provides the use of a notebook computer; applications open August 2012.
RMIT Equity Travel Grant
For local students travelling internationally for study; worth $4000; applications open September 2012.
RMIT SAB Equity Laptop Scholarship
For students studying business courses at RMIT’s new Swanston Academic Building (SAB), Building 80; the scholarship provides a laptop computer for the purpose of studying on and off campus; applications now open.
RMIT Student Mobility Grant
For local or international students worth up to $2,500; depending on the mobility destination and type of the mobility activity.
RMIT Study Support Scholarship
For local students with financial difficulties/disadvantage; worth $2500 per year of study; applications open August 2012.
RMIT Village Accommodation Support Scholarship
For disadvantaged local commencing students moving to Melbourne to study; worth up to $5334 towards accommodation at RMIT Village in your first year; applications open August 2012.
For Australian diploma or degree students from a farming background; worth a one-off payment of $5000; applications open September 2012.
St Vincent de Paul Grant for Students with Disabilities
For students who need assistive technology to study; application times vary
Wendy Royle Scholarship
For first-year students in the RMIT Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration; worth a one-off payment of $1500.
- Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Grants
- Department of Justice Disability Scholarship Scheme
- Department of Justice Scholarships for Tertiary Students from Refugee Backgrounds
- International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowships
- The Pinnacle Foundation
- Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) scholarship web page
- The Tasmanian Students Accommodation Allowance provides financial support if you have to live away from Tasmania in order to study at a tertiary institution.
- Victoriaworks for parents returning to work grants
- Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program
Griffith University :The Josephine Ulrick Prizes In Literature & Poetry, Flinders University, Australia, about 1 month ago
Opening Date: 01-12-2014 Closing Date: 13-02-2015 DESCRIPTION The Josephine Ulrick Prizes in Literature and Poetry, offered in memory of a significant patron and promoter of Australian art and lit...
St Marks College :Studd Bursary, Flinders University, Australia, 29 days ago
Opening Date: 01-08-2014 Closing Date: 28-11-2014 DESCRIPTION The purpose of the bursary is to assist disadvantaged students at any South Australian university who wish to reside at St Mark’s Coll...
Australian Veterans' Children Scholarships, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 11 days ago
The scholarships are funded by direct donations to AVCAT and from the Australian Government, ex-service organisations, firms and private individuals sponsoring scholarships. Most of our scholarshi...
Australian Centre Of Excellence For Local Government (Acelg) Scholarship, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 17 days ago
Funded by the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG), this Scholarship is open to commencing Australian domestic or international students who are intending to undertake a Ph...
Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters Scholarships Fund, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 26 days ago
History or background of award Sir Robert Jones has very generously decided to establish a scholarship fund of approximately $500,000 to assist young women from refugee backgrounds to complete uni...
Australian War Memorial :Summer Vacation Scholarships For History Students, Flinders University, Australia, 29 days ago
Opening Date: 01-09-2014 Closing Date: 10-10-2014 DESCRIPTION The Australian War Memorial provides one or more Summer Vacation Scholarships for history students in the third or fourth year of an u...