Student Housing Grant

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Student Housing Grant

 Description:  Student Housing Grants assist enrolled students from low socio-economic backgrounds who need to live away from home in order to attend University.

 Study Level:  Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree (Graduate Entry), Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass), Diploma, Doctor Degree (By Coursework), Doctor Degree (By Research), Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master Degree (By Coursework), Master Degree (By Research), Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $2,000

 Annual Comment:  Housing Grants provide rental assistance to the value of approximately $100 per fortnight for 1 year commencing from the first week of semester and ending in December. Recipients may reapply in subsequent years.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be enrolled in an accredited course at the University of Melbourne; be paying rent or board; and demonstrate financial need. Preference may be given to students with a disability, students whose performance is substantially affected by financial circumstances, and commencing rural and interstate full time students.

 Target Group:  Educational disadvantage, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Central Highlands-Wimmera VIC: Goulburn-North Eastern

 Closing Date:  March

 Other Details:  A personal means test applies. Students living in the family home or in accommodation owned by their immediate family are not eligible.

 Number Per Year:  280

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Student Financial Aid Officer

 Contact Department:  Student Financial Aid

 Contact Phone:  61 3 83446550

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

 Provider Fax:  61 3 83445624

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