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Young Carer Bursary

ClosedGrant Opened: 18th of July 2023 Closed: 12th of September 2023 Value: Up to $3,768 Run By: Young Carers Network Further Information: https://youngcarersnetwork.com.au/bursary/young-carer-bursary/

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education and reduce their need to undertake paid work at the same time as their study and caring duties.

The program offers 1592 bursaries of $3,768 each year to assist with education needs and resources.

To apply you must be a young carer:

  • aged 12 to 25 years old for the entire time you’re receiving the bursary
  • studying an approved course in Australia within a recognised Australian institution, either full-time or part-time
    • in high school
    • TAFE or a registered training organisation (RTO) studying towards higher vocational education and training (VET) qualifications
    • at university, up to and including your first undergraduate degree
  • an Australian citizen residing in Australia
  • not receiving another scholarship

The course you study must be provided by a secondary education institution (high school/college). Or by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and be a VET accredited course. This includes:

  • TAFE courses
  • online courses
  • face to face courses
  • an apprenticeship
  • home schooling endorsed by an educational authority
  • university courses up to an undergraduate degree
Last Updated: 30th of June 2023
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