The Department of Human Services provides several scholarships for deserving and disadvantaged individuals. We are committed to the concept of education for all and our scholarships are a sign of our commitment.
TAFE fee concessions
For all inquiries, please contact the relevant TAFE and provide details of the course you wish to apply. Please visit the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development website and use the Find A TAFE tool to find a TAFE near you.
Centre of Adult Education fees
The CAE provides concessions on course fees. The level of the concession varies between courses.
Education Maintenance Allowance
The Education Maintenance Allowance assists low income parents or guardians with the costs of schooling.
- Student Scholarships Program
Scholarships to help young people living in public housing and community housing or at risk of homelessness to get the support they need to stay in school and achieve their full potential.
- Aboriginal scholarships
Scholarships awarded to Aboriginal students to complete studies that are relevant to either a career in the department or in the funded health or community services sector.