You could be eligible to become one of 65 students to receive financial assistance in 2012 from the Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT).
The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) will be offering many different scholarship schemes in 2012 all of which are designed to help selected children of the Australian veteran community with the cost of tertiary education.
As an applicant, you will be considered for all schemes for which you are eligible.
Am I eligible?
To apply you must be:
- within the means test. In other words, you are eligible for Youth Allowance benefits based on the assets and income grounds for full-time education.
- enrolled, or planning to enrol in a full-time course of tertiary education in Australia by attendance at a university, TAFE or college. The course must be of one or more academic years length and at undergraduate level.
- the child or grandchild of a person who has operational service with the Australian Navy, Army or Air Force, or if not has three or more year's continuous full-time service as a member of the Australian Defence Force
- under the age of 25 when applying, unless exceptional circumstances related to veteran's service exist.
How do I apply?
Applications close: 31 October 2011.