Open & Regional Scholarships

Our Open and Regional Scholarships are available for anyone studying at South West TAFE to apply. If you’re looking to start or progress your career, we can help you get there with a scholarship to help with any study-related costs.
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2021 scholarships now open for applications.

What's available in 2021?

We have 9 scholarships available for 2021 students.

  Value Applications close Criteria
Open scholarship up to $2000 13 February 2021 Any SWTAFE student
Portland regional scholarship up to $2000 13 February 2021 Studying at our Portland campus
Hamilton regional scholarship up to $2000 13 February 2021 Studying at our Hamilton campus
Colac regional scholarship up to $2000 13 February 2021 Studying at our Colac campus


Who can apply?

Anyone that:

  • is planning to or be enrolled in a full-time course at the South West TAFE in 2021
  • can demonstrate a strong commitment to their studies and pathway into employment
  • is an Australian Citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa

What can the scholarship be used for?

Our open scholarships can support you with:

  • course fees
  • course consumable and material fees
  • booklist items
  • costs associated with travelling and attending industry events (eg. accommodation, travel and tickets)
  • ICT equipment (eg. Laptop, iPad to use for study)

Please note scholarships are not redeemable for cash.

How to apply?

  1. Visit the scholarships page on the website, select Open and Regional Scholarships and click ‘Apply’.
  2. You will need to complete a form letting us know a bit about yourself and answer some questions about why you are applying for this scholarship.
  3. You will need to supply a reference contact with a short supporting statement for your application
  4. Submit by the due date.
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