Am I Eligible?

Is the applicant aged 24 years and under?
Chances for Children Non Tertiary scholarships are granted to young people aged 24 years and under.


Is the applicant an Australia Citizen living in North West Victoria or South West 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 Australia Citizen to be eligible for a Chances scholarship.

Are there financial reasons why the applicant needs our help?
Your application must evidence that the applicant and their family are unable to financially support the request.

Has the applicant looked at other options?
Chances scholarships should be treated as a last resort.  It is expected that you look at sources of funding through other scholarships or Government support before applying to Chances.

For young people requiring assistance for integration aide support, it must be evidenced that the young person is not eligible for funding through the Department of Education.

Please also refer to 'What Can Be Funded?'


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