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Country Education Foundation

General Scholarships

The Country Education Foundation of Australia (CEF) supports youth in regional areas with financial grants for education and employment expenses. The grants contribute towards apprenticeships, traineeships, cadetships, diplomas, certificate level studies, university qualifications or employment.

Varies based on need

Number Available: Many - Generally the second half of the year, check with local CEF

CEF grants are based on financial need, not academic success. You will however, need to demonstrate commitment to achieving your goal. The four essential selection criteria are:

  • You have a demonstrated financial need;
  • You are aged 16-25 years;
  • You have attended school in or currently live in the region covered by your local CEF (view full list HERE); and

You are able to demonstrate commitment to achieving your goal.

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