If you are an asylum seeker studying an undergraduate degree after completing a TAFE course at Victoria University Polytechnic or St Joseph’s Flexible Learning Centre, we invite you to apply for our Asylum Seeker Scholarship.

The scholarship covers tuition fees, and offers up to $20,000 per year.

To get started, you need to seek nomination from a representative at VU Polytechnic, or St Joseph's.

Value of Asylum Seeker scholarships

The Asylum Seeker Scholarships include:

  • $5000 per year for up to four years (maximum of $20,000)
  • sponsorship of course-tuition fees for your undergraduate-degree program for up to four years.

Eligibility for Asylum Seeker scholarships

To be eligible for this scholarship you need to meet these criteria:

  • have completed a TAFE course at Victoria University Polytechnic or through St Joseph’s Flexible Learning Centre (North Melbourne)
  • be nominated by the appropriate representative from Victoria University Polytechnic or St Joseph’s Flexible Learning Centre (North Melbourne)
  • be an Asylum Seeker holding a Bridging Visa, Temporary Protection Visa or Safe Haven Enterprise Visa
  • enrol into a full-time undergraduate degree at Victoria University.

Applications for an Asylum Seeker scholarship

Applications are available by nomination only.

Applications for Semester 1, 2019 are closed.