Am I Eligible?

Are you 24 years old or under?
Chances for Children Tertiary Scholarships are granted to young people who are wanting to complete an undergraduate degree at University, or a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma at TAFE or MADEC.

Are you an Australian Citizen living in northwest Victoria or southwest New South Wales?
This area refers to the Local Government Areas of Mildura (RC), Wentworth (S), Balranald (S), Swan Hill (RC), Gannawarra (S), Buloke (S), and Greater Wakool Ward.  You must currently reside or attend school in these areas at the time of applying to Chances.
You must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible for a Chances Scholarship.

Are there financial reasons why you need our help?
The application must show that the applicant and their family are unable to financially support their education.

Have you looked at other options?
Chances Scholarships should be treated as a last resort.  We encourage you to also apply for other scholarship options and other sources of funding (general scholarships, government support) before applying to Chances. 


Students eligible for Centrelink’s Start Up Loan are encouraged to opt in.


For other scholarships available to young people, see our page Other Scholarship Opportunities.



*Please note that the funding round for 2020 is now closed. Dates for 2021 scholarship funding will be announced upon their confirmation.*
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