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Foster Care Angels Danielle Raemer Scholarship

Where: Western Sydney University


Value: $7,500 per year for the duration of the course


Eligibility Criteria:

  • commencing study or currently be enrolled full-time in any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University.

  • demonstrate financial hardship

  • have been, or are currently in, out-of-home care (statuary OR supported)

  • Australian citizens or permanent resident



Care2Achieve: Scholarship for Young Women Leaving Care

Where: Queensland 

Value: up to $3,500 per year

Eligibility Criteria:

  • young women transitioning out of State Care in Queensland and planning to undertake higher education studies within QLD

  • aged 17 – 21


Care-Leavers Scholarships (4)

Where: Federation University Australia

Value: $1,000 - $7,000

Eligibility Criteria:

  • commencing study or currently be enrolled full-time in any undergraduate degree at Federation University Australia

  • former wards of the state or care-leavers; must have been in continuous care for at least 12 months or more.


Care Leaver Bursary

Where: La Trobe University 

Value: $500

Eligibility Criteria:

  • have spent time in formal, statutory out-of-home care

  • commencing an undergraduate degree at La Trobe University in 2017

  • be enrolled as a Commonwealth supported or domestic fee paying student


Sisters of Charity Foundation Tertiary Scholarships

Where: The University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne, The University of Western Sydney, The University of Queensland, The University of Notre Dame Sydney and Australia Catholic University.

Value: $7,500-$30,000 over the duration of the degree

Eligibility Criteria:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

  • be commencing full-time study in the first year of any undergraduate degree at one of the participating Universities

  • demonstrate financial disadvantage and have resided in a foster/kinship arrangement


Access Scholarships

Where: Swinburne University


Value: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa

  • be a commencing or current student studying full-time in an undergraduate degree at Swinburne

  • be care leavers from Australian State or Foster Care

  • demonstrate financial need

  • demonstrate social disadvantage


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