Young Carer Bursary Program

Beng Poh

5 September 2018


The Young Carer Bursary Program offers 12 month scholarships of $3000 to 333 young carers who are currently studying.

To be eligible you must be:

  • Aged 12-25 while receiving the funding*
  • Identify as a young carer
  • Studying at secondary school level or beyond, through to an Undergraduate degree** or other course endorsed by a recognised training organisation for 12 months
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Not already qualified with an Undergraduate degree** or above
  • Not in receipt of another scholarship or bursary in the year you receive the Young Carer Bursary funds.

*This means you cannot turn 26 while receiving the bursary.

**Undergraduate degrees include: Advanced Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Bachelor Degree with honours or Associate degrees

Apply for the 2019 bursary online from 25 July 2018.

Application close 5 September 2018 at 5pm.