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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.

You can contact AVCAT at avcat@dva.gov.au or on 02 9213 7999. The AVCAT website is at www.avcat.org.au.

Applications opening soon for Australian Veterans Children Assistance Trust scholarships