Swinburne Welcome Scholarships provide opportunities for holders of Bridging Visa ‘E’ (BVE’s) (subclass V050), Temporary Protection Visas (TPV) (subclass V785) and Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV) (subclass V790) to access Undergraduate, Certificate, Foundation/Unilink and Diploma/Advanced Diploma courses at Swinburne University.
Before submitting a scholarship application, you must first apply for a course at Swinburne. Your course application will be assessed to ensure you meet the course entry requirements.
Scholarships Number and Award:
All Welcome Scholarships comprise a full fee waiver.
If the course is longer than 12 months and you hold a Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) and lose your Special Benefit as a direct result of this enrolment at Swinburne, you may be eligible for $7,500 per annum for the normal duration of your course. Part time students would receive this sum on a pro-rata basis.
Education Level & Subject:
Scholarship is available to access Undergraduate, Certificate, Foundation/Unilink and Diploma/Advanced Diploma courses at Swinburne University.
Selected Certificate I-IV courses
Four places in a Foundation/UniLink course
Four places in a Diploma/Advanced Diploma course
Two places in an undergraduate course offered through the Faculty of Business & Law
Two places in an undergraduate course offered through the Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
Two places in an undergraduate course offered through the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology.
-Local and International students are eligible to apply
-be a holder of either a Bridging Visa ‘E’ (V050), a Temporary Protection Visa (V785) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (V790)
-have submitted a course application through VTAC or directly to Swinburne
-have submitted a scholarship application
-be a commencing full time student in the year the scholarship is awarded. Part time enrolment will be considered under special circumstances
-provide evidence of financial hardship (documents such as a bank statement, salary slips, Centrelink statement)
-submit a personal statement (300 words) on your involvement in the community, and how you intend to contribute to your community and society in the future. This might include any volunteer work, and any demonstration of leadership potential you have accomplished in any setting including: school / community / any member group of the Refugee Council of Australia / church / youth groups / sporting clubs etc.
How to Apply:
Applicants are required to complete a two-stage application which are
1. Stage one is to complete the course application form.
2. Stage two is to complete the scholarship application form and submit with all supporting documentation.
January 19, 2018