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General Scholarships

2023 RAS Foundation Rural Scholarships

Value: up to $6,000 for full-time or up to $3,000 for part-time study

Application Closing Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Number Available: Multiple

Eligibility Criteria: The RAS Foundation encourages applications from individuals who demonstrate a passion for rural communities and commitment for a career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW, including the ACT. Available and students can be studying a wide range of courses at university, college or TAFE, including vocational educational training (VET) courses.  There are also supporting documents that must be submitted with your application.

Canberra Refugee Support Scholarships

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available:

Eligibility Criteria: Scholarships are awarded to asylum seekers or refugees who are studying or seeking to study at CIT or at other institutions while they are living in Canberra. Winners are selected on the basis of meritorious performance rather than academic results alone.

Country Education Foundation

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available:

Fee Assistance

Value: Fee Assistance provides up to 75% to a maximum limit of $800 per student in one semester.

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available:

Low Cost Laptops and Desktop Computers

Application Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2022

Number Available:

Real Futures Grant

Value: $5,000 one-off payment

Application Closing Date: Monday 31 October 2022

Number Available: 1

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, you must be:

  1. enrolled full-time in an accredited Australian tertiary education institution and be studying for a certificate, diploma, degree or traineeship in any of the following areas:

    Business - including any business-related courses from any institution.

    Finance - including actuarial, statistics, accounting and general finance courses.

    Medicine - including medical and health sciences, surgery and medical research.

    Healthcare - including health and fitness-related specialties, sport sciences, health services assistance and international health.

    Specialist healthcare - including nursing, optometry, dentistry and pharmacy.
  2. Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents.
  3. 18 years of age or older to enter.

Exclusion: Employees and immediate family members including the spouse, de-facto spouse, parent, guardian, child or sibling ("Immediate Family Members") of a Real Insurance employee are ineligible to enter. Employees, and Immediate Family Members of Greenstone Financial Services (GFS) are also ineligible to enter.

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

Value: Between $5,000 and $7,000 in first year of study and between $4,000 and $5,000 in subsequent years.
**Subject to continuing to meet our requirements, Pinnacle Foundation scholarships are multi-year and designed to support you to complete your qualification.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

Number Available:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident (proof required during application stage)
  • At least 18 years of age and younger than 27 years of age on 20 January in each year for which the scholarship is sought
  • Have achieved good or reasonable scholastic results given your circumstances
  • Will be undertaking fulltime studies at a public institution of higher education in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts
  • Identify as a member of the LGBTIQ+ community