Koorie Scholarships

In partnership with our South West regional Aboriginal community organisations, we offer our Koorie students a range of scholarship opportunities for their studies.

Apply now for a Koorie Scholarship

Applications close 28 February 2019

Our Koorie scholarships are made possible through our Wurreker funding. Wurreker, launched in 2000, is the Vocational Education and Training (VET) strategy for Koorie students, developed through the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association’s partnership with the Victorian State Government.
These scholarships are a partnership scholarship between South West TAFE and our South West regional Aboriginal community organisations.

Selection is based on:

  • Students enrolled or planning to enrol in a 2019 South West TAFE course. 
  • Demonstration of community involvement.
  • Identification of the intended career pathway.
  • Not already a recipient of a South West TAFE Scholarship.

Uncle Rob Lowe Snr. Koorie Scholarship

Package up to $2500 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Only students applying for Diploma level courses can apply for this Scholarship. Selection made by SWTAFE KLO’s and Uncle Rob Lowe Snr.

Winda Mara Community Scholarship

Package up to $2000 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Selection made by the Winda Mara Committee.

Dhauwurd-Wurrung Elder + Community Health Service (DWEC)

Community Scholarship Package up to $2000 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Selection made by the DWEC Committee.

Gunditjmara Community Scholarship

Package up to $2000 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Selection made by the Gunditjmara Committee.

Kirrae Health Service Community Scholarship

Package up to $2000 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Selection made by the Kirrae Health Committee.

Hamilton Health House Scholarship

Package up to $2000 to assist with fees, books and materials.
Selection made by the Hamilton Health Committee.

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