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We will be offering up to 1,400 scholarships to students enrolled in education or training in 2024. Successful applicants will receive $1,000 to help with school expenses and secondary support services.
You are eligible to apply if you are:
Studying in Year 10, 11 or 12 in NSW at one of the following in 2024:
You must also be either a social housing client or living in out-of-home care, this can include:
Applications will open at 9am, 16 October 2023.
For New and Returning high school students, applications will close 16 February 2024.
For Returning tertiary students, applications will close 8 March 2024.
Applications are completed online. Register or log in.
Yes, students who received a scholarship from DCJ between 2017 to 2023 can reapply as a returning applicant if they are still in social housing and taking on further studies in 2024.
The scholarship funds must be used for educational or support related costs to help you complete the school year.
Examples of items or services which can be purchased with the scholarship include (but not limited to):
Note: The scholarship funds cannot be used to purchase mobile phones, smart watches, gaming headphones and other wireless communication devices.
18 Oct 2023