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There are a number of scholarships and awards available to TAFE students
 
Are you enrolled or planning to enrol in a course delivered by TAFE NSW in the Hunter and Central Coast during 2018? Did you know that you may be eligible to apply for an Award or Scholarship to assist with payment of course fees and course related expenses? The following Scholarships and Awards are open now.
 
For students studying in Newcastle, enrolled in a course related to art, music, drama, dance or writing. 
 
For enrolled students aged over 19, studying in the Hunter or Central Coast region who would benefit from financial support & encouragement.​
 
For enrolled students aged under 19, studying in the Hunter or Central Coast region who would benefit from financial support & encouragement.​
 
For enrolled students studying in the Hunter or Central Coast region who would benefit from financial support & encouragement.
 
For enrolled students studying in the Hunter or Central Coast region who are living with a mental health disorder or studying in the Community Services sector and would benefit from financial support & encouragement.
 
For students enrolled in Certificate IV Accounting at TAFE NSW Newcastle or Ourimbah​.
 
Bean Counters Higher Education Scholarship​
For students studying the Associate Degree of Accounting or the Diploma of Applied Commerce at TAFE NSW Newcastle or Ourimbah.

External Scholarships

TAFE NSW students may be eligible to apply for the following awards and scholarships administered by external organisations and Foundations.
 
Australian Overseas Foundation Scholarship

Barrington Roberts Award
For Tourism, Travel and Hospitality students in TAFE NSW.
 
Financial assistance to apprentices in NSW
 
Open to students from Year 10 through to TAFE and University who reside in the Cessnock local government area.
 
 
Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships
NSW Government scholarship to encourage skills development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
 
 
Recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training sector.
 
Open to TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery students to train overseas to broaden their education and strive for excellence.

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme​
via the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). Available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are studying a course in ATSI health work, allied health, dentistry/oral health, medicine, midwifery or nursing. 
 
Rheem Plumbing Grants
This scholarship is for those students committed to their plumbing apprenticeship but who are starting to feel the financial strain.
 
Royal Agricultural Society VET Scholarships
Supports individuals in NSW who demonstrate a passion for rural and commitment for any career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW.
 
Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarships
A government subsidy which covers the Smart and Skilled course fee for eligible young people (aged 15-30).

 
Young Carer Bursary Programme
To increase the opportunity for young carers to remain in, or return to, education or training.