There is financial support and scholarships for many different areas of study, apprenticeships and traineeships. Check some links, go on university websites.

There is something for everyone.

Financial support for apprentices and trainees

General financial information for Apprenticeships and Traineeships – Read more

Trade Support Loan –Read more 

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship Read more

Fee Free Scholarships – Read more 

If you have additional needs, consider applying for these – Read more

If you have a disability, and you are applying for an apprenticeship or traineeship, you may be eligible for this – Read more 

If you are Aboriginal, look at this – Read more 

You may be eligible for an allowance if you are living away from home Read more

There are also travel concessions – Read more 

And there is Travel and Accommodation Assistance – Read more

$100 rebate on Car registration for Apprentices and TraineesRead more

Financial support for study

There are a  number of scholarships available to study in the Western Riverina.

Some are directly through the education providers

Riverina Institute Read more

Deakin University Read more

Bendigo Bank
Bendigo Bank offers scholarships for rural and regional students to study with Deakin University – Read more

There are a number of scholarships for indigenous and international students to attend University – Read more

Cotton Australia
Cotton Australia offers a number of scholarships – Read more

The Pinnacle Foundation
The Pinnacle Foundation offers scholarships for LGBTIQ students  – Read more 

There are also scholarships available specifically for students from the Western Riverina

Country Education FoundationRead more

Griffith Soroptimist International
Soroptimist International is a global movement working to transform the lives of women and girls. The Griffith club offers a scholarship
– Read more

Casella Family Brands
In 2015 Casella Family Brands established a scholarship fund for students undertaking higher education in the Western Riverina. These scholarships will allow highly motivated students the opportunity to overcome obstacles and study to become the innovators of the future. With these scholarships, Casella Family Brands aims to build aspiration for local careers in Engineering, Commerce, Early Childhood Education and the Arts. These scholarships will reduce the financial barriers to higher education for students from the Western Riverina enrolling in undergraduate/pathway studies at Riverina TAFE to progress to Cloud or campus studies with Deakin University. The program will preference capable students, who choose not to leave their communities for further study. Applications are through Riverina institute in 2016. – Read more

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships – applications now open
People with skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are in high demand.
If you are interested in training in these skills, you may be eligible for a $1,000 Jobs of Tomorrow scholarship under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled Program.
From 2016, we are offering 25,000 scholarships over four years to students commencing selected qualifications under Smart and Skilled. – Read more

Nuffield Australia
Nuffield Australia awards Scholarships to farmers annually. The process for being awarded a 2017 Scholarship includes an application and interview process in 2016.
Applications are required by 30 June 2016, interviews are held in July and August 2016, Scholarships are awarded in September 2016 and the Scholarship travel commences in 2017.