The Australian Veterans Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service Veterans with the cost of tertiary education. Applications for the 2019 Long Tan Bursary and sponsored scholarships of up to $12 000, managed by AVCAT, open on 18 August 2018.
Opening Date: 18 August 2018
Closing Date: 31 October 2018
To be eligible students must be:
- A child, step-child, foster child or grandchild of an ex-serving Australian Veteran
- An Australian citizen or permanent resident
- Enrolled, or planning to enrol in 2019, in a full-time course at an Australian University, TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation
- Receiving, or eligible to receive, Centrelink Youth Allowance or an equivalent means-tested educational payment.
For further details see the information flyer.
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