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TAFE Queensland Scholarships

Achieve your career goals with the help of a $5000 TAFE Queensland Scholarship.

Whether you are about to finish school, upskilling or are looking for a new career, find out how we can help you make great happen.

Merit and access and equity scholarships are available to assist with your study costs - from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma - in a range of industry areas.

Find out more and apply online.

Exemplar Health Scholarship

As one of the local educational institutions involved in the Sunshine Coast University Hospital project, TAFE Queensland East Coast have implemented this Scholarship program, with the objective to support local youth and their pursuit of furthering their career within the health industry.

The annual scholarship provides 8 x $2,000 towards course fees, resources, and other requirements relevant to the student's studies.

 Download the application here. (PDF 57kb)

View the Terms and Conditions here.

Bursaries and external scholarships

Many other government agencies and community organisations offer scholarships. Some of those opportunities are listed below, there are new ones all the time so it's always worth searching the internet to see what you can find!

New students/current students

National Council of Women of Queensland Bursaries

The 2016 NCWQ Bursary Applications are now open, with 26 bursaries on offer. Applications open Monday 15th February, and will close on Monday 4th April. Applications for each bursary can be downloaded via the links below.

Recipients will be notified by mid-May, with the presentation ceremony to be held on Wednesday 1 June.

For the full list of available bursaries and scholarships (including eligibilities) visit the website here.

Royal College of Nursing, Australia: Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Undergraduate (NAHSSS UG)

The Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Undergraduate (NAHSSS UG) is an Australian Government initiative providing financial assistance to Australian citizens or permanent residents in the form of a scholarship worth up to a total of $10,000 per year for three years full-time study, or $5,000 per year for up to six years part-time study. The Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Div2) provided by TAFE Queensland is an approved course for application to this scholarship. Find out more

Youth off the Streets National Scholarship Program

Youth Off The Streets is a non-denominational community organisation working for young people aged 12-21 who are facing challenges of homelessness, drug and alcohol dependency, exclusion from school, neglect and abuse. Youth Off The Streets invites businesses, trusts & foundations and individuals to contribute to the National Scholarship Program by providing sponsorship to the value of $12,000. Nominations for the Youth Off The Streets' National Scholarship Program are not restricted to a specific study or training path and nominations are invited for young people in trades.

For further information, go to the Youth off the Streets website.

Graduating students

Queensland Overseas Foundation Scholarships

Interested in working overseas? Have you completed an apprenticeship or traineeship (Certificate III or above), or a vocational Certificate IV or above in the last 4 years and gained relevant work experience?
You may be eligible for a Queensland Overseas Foundation's scholarship program - it could be your passport to furthering your skills and career overseas for up to two years. (You must be a Queensland resident and be prepared to take up the scholarship within 12 months of it being awarded.)

If you are interested go to Queensland Overseas Foundation (QOF) website for more information and application (Applications close end of October each year).