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Vision Australia 2023 Bursary

Thursday, July 7th, 2022

Vision Australia 2023 Bursary Applications Now Open

Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of students who are blind or have low vision.

The bursaries provide adaptive technology to help students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies.

Assistive technology can eliminate barriers to education and enhance access to information. It enables students to read course material, conduct research and improve their student life.

  • For more information and details on how to apply, please visit: www.visionaustralia.org/bursary
  • Applications close strictly on 30 September 2022

If you have any queries or would like to speak with our bursary co-ordinator, please feel free to make direct contact:

  • Joy King – Bursary Co-ordinator
  • Joy.king@visionaustralia.org
  • Ph:  03 8378 1220

DJCS 2022 Disability Scholarship Update

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

Applications are Still Open for the DJCS 2022 Disability Scholarship Program

There’s still time to apply for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) 2022 Disability Scholarship Program. Please share this email and program details with your contacts and networks.

What is the Disability Scholarship Program?

One major and two minor scholarships are awarded annually to Victorian students with disability studying at the diploma, advanced diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Scholarships are offered in the following areas of study:

  • law
  • criminology
  • paralegal work
  • psychology
  • social work
  • other justice-related fields

How to apply

Fill in the attached Application Form, also available for download from the DJCS website <https://www.justice.vic.gov.au/careers/disability-scholarship-program>.

Reasonable adjustments will be provided throughout the application process upon request.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 11 March 2022

Submit an application

Completed applications must be submitted by email to inclusion&intersectionality@justice.vic.‌gov.au. For full details refer to the Application Form.

More information

BCA Scholarship

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

Blind Citizens Australia Hugh Jeffrey Scholarship program Applications are Now Open!

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the second round of the Blind Citizens Australia Hugh Jeffrey Scholarship. This scholarship aims to increase the opportunities available to people who are blind, or vision impaired to participate in tertiary and further education.

This scholarship is open to anyone currently enrolled in, or planning on enrolling in, a post-secondary study program.

Scholarship amounts of up to $5,000 are awarded to support students in their studies.

If you are planning on studying this year, are already enrolled in a course, or thinking about study this year – this may be a great way to kickstart your study in 2022!

  • Applications for this round of scholarships closes February 13, 2022.
  • Find out more and how to apply on the BCA website 
  • For more information, please contact Danielle Verhoeven via email danielle.verhoeven@bca.org.au or by calling 1800 033 660. 

Directing Change Scholarship

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022

Australian Network on Disability and Australian Institute of Company Directors – Directing Change Scholarship

Australian Network on Disability (AND) has some wonderful opportunities that will support leaders with disability to increase their governance knowledge and access to board positions, and career seekers with disability to gain valuable industry based mentoring.

Launching the Directing Change ScholarshipAustralian Network on Disability and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) are partnering to provide an active solution to remove the barriers people with disability face.

Australian Network on Disability and AICD are offering 15 full-fee scholarships to undertake either the Foundations of Directorship program or the Company Directors Course at AICD. Plus 8 months of mentoring with an Australian business leader to help participates maximise their board career opportunities.

DJCS 2022 Disability Scholarship

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

Applications Now Open for the DJCS 2022 Disability Scholarship Program

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) is pleased to announce applications are open for the 2022 Disability Scholarship Program.

What is the Disability Scholarship Program?

One major and two minor scholarships are awarded annually to Victorian students with disability studying at the diploma, advanced diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Scholarships are offered in the following areas of study:

  • law
  • criminology
  • paralegal work
  • psychology
  • social work
  • other justice-related fields

How to Apply

Fill in the attached Application Form, also available for download from the DJCS website.

Reasonable adjustments will be provided throughout the application process upon request.

  • The closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 11 March 2022.

Submit an Application

Completed applications must be submitted by email to: inclusion&intersectionality@justice.vic.‌gov.au.

For full details refer to the Application Form.

More Information

For more information read the attached Program Guidelines, also available for download from the DJCS website.

If you require any of the documents in an alternative format or have any questions email the Inclusion and Intersectionality branch – inclusion&intersectionality@justice.vic.gov.au.

PhD Scholarship Opportunity

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Living with Disability Research Centre – PhD Scholarship Opportunity

The Living with Disability Research Centre is delighted to offer a Research Training Program (RTP) PhD Scholarship opportunity for an outstanding candidate to explore a disability related topic in a discipline such as social work, disability studies or any other of the social sciences.

They are seeking a high achieving candidate, preferably with experience in the disability sector, to develop a project and conduct original research on a suitable theme.

Specific areas of interest include social inclusion, the effectiveness and quality of disability services, and the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.

Apply Now

Join a leading Research Centre and work with a multi-disciplinary team of disability researchers at La Trobe University.

As an applicant you should have an interest in improving the social inclusion of people with intellectual disability through research.

  • Applications are now open and will close on 31 October 2021.
  • Please note, applications must be made through the La Trobe Graduate Research School. See link below.

Benefits

  • a La Trobe Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship for three and a half years, with a value of $28,597 per annum
  • a top up scholarship of $8,000 a year for 3 years
  • a fee-relief scholarship for up to four years
  • opportunity to be part of one of the leading disability research centres in Australia

Applicants

  • This opportunity is only open to domestic students.

Contact

  • Please contact Professor Christine Bigby to discuss your ideas for a project.
  • Email: C.Bigby@latrobe.edu.au
  • Phone: 0438 602 264
  • You must apply directly through the La Trobe Graduate Research School by 31 October, 2021.

Click here to apply

PhD Scholarship for Student with Disability

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

PhD Scholarship Available for Candidates with a Disability

An Australian Research Council grant has a fully funded PhD scholarship on offer under the Universities as Disability Champions of Change program.

Associate Professor Paul Harpur is now advertising for a PhD candidate.

Associate Professor Harpur is especially interested in hearing from a potential candidate who has a disability.

If this offer is relevant to you, please make contact at: p.harpur@law.uq.edu.au

Find out more about Associate Professor Paul Harpur

“Universities train the disability leaders of tomorrow, employ the disability leaders of today, and produce research and innovation which can make the world more inclusive” 

 

Summer Vacation Internships 2021-22

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Summer Vacation Research Scholarships/Internships 2021/22 (Rossjohn lab)

Vision Australia’s 2022 Bursary Applications Closing Soon

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Closing Soon: Applications Must be Submitted by 30 September 2021

The Vision Australia bursaries provide adaptive technology to help students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies.

Assistive technology can eliminate barriers to education and enhance access to information.

It enables students to read course material, conduct research and improve their student life.

Are You, or Do You Know Someone That Should be Applying for This?

If so, then please pass on this information.

  • For more information and details on how to apply, please visit our Vision Australia Bursary page on the VA website.
  • Meet the 2021 recipients (VA website).
  • If you have any queries or would like to speak with our bursary coordinator, email Joy.King@visionaustralia.org or phone (03) 8378 1220.

Young Carer Bursary Program

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Applications Now Open!

What is the Young Carer Bursary?

young carers network

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education. The program offers 1000 bursaries of $3000 each year. Young carers across Australia can apply from August until late September.

  • Applications for the Young Carers Bursary Program 2022 open from 16 August to 30 September 2021.

The program supports young carers to continue, or return to, their education with funding. The program will help you to remain in education or training while undertaking your caring responsibilities

Applications are open until 30 September 2021, to young carers in high school, TAFE, university and other vocational training.

  • For more information and to apply: https://bit.ly/3mzMBAM