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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

Vision Australia Bursary 2022

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Vision Australia 2022 Further Education 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 2021.

If you have any queries or would like to speak with Vision Australia’s bursary coordinator, please feel free to make direct contact:

Joy King

Ph:     03 8378 1220

E:       joy.king@visionaustralia.org

BCA Scholarships

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

BCA Scholarship Applications are Now Open!

Blind Citizens Australia, (BCA) is strongly committed to ensuring people who are blind or vision impaired have opportunities to develop skills which equip them to contribute to the social, economic and cultural life of Australian communities.

Funded by the Commonwealth’s Information, Linkages and Capacity-building program and the Jeffrey Blyth Foundation, BCA is offering a total of 15 scholarships of up to $5,000 for educational expenses through Semester 2, 2021, and Semesters 1 and 2, 2022. Each semester will have a separate application and awarding process, scholarship recipients will be funded for one semester only.

  • Applications for the first round of 5 BCA scholarships are now open May 17 – June 30, 2021 and will be received via this link.

Scholarship recipients will receive:

  • Recognition of personal ambition, promoted and celebrated through organizational channels,
  • Alumni network of support,
  • BCA support and/or advocacy as appropriate to ensure their study is accessible to them,
  • Support for their place of study to further develop its institutional accessibility and inclusion by utilizing BCA’s expertise, advice and/or resources,
  • Pathway to BCA leadership and/or committee roles, and
  • Access to BCA programs to support their study and skills development, as well as
  • Financial support for study.

Eligibility criteria

Scholarship recipients must:

  • Be a full member of BCA (membership forms available here), and
  • Provide evidence of enrolment or acceptance letter for a post-secondary educational program that results in a recognized qualification (Internship and Graduate Program applicants may apply while waiting for confirmation of acceptance; with Scholarship awarded on successful application), and
  • Not be a current BCA staff member or Director (board member).

Application assessment

Applications will be assessed by the following criteria:

  • Course of study is a logical trajectory for the student’s skills, interests and goals, and
  • The potential of the scholarship to enhance ability to successfully complete the program of study.

Preparing Your Application

Applications will be received online via this link.

Please note that in order to submit your application you will need to:

You can review the application particulars via the BCA website

Program Objectives

The BCA scholarships program has two key objectives:

  • To increase the opportunities available to people who are blind or vision impaired to participate in tertiary/further education, by offering financial assistance.
  • To raise the awareness of main-stream education providers of the valuable contributions and unique perspectives people who are blind or vision impaired offer to education and training.

Need more information?

2021 Disability Scholarship Program

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Department of Justice and Community Safety 2021 Disability Scholarship Program NOW OPEN

 

Vision Australia 2021 Bursary Applications Now Open

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Further Education Bursaries for Students Who are Blind or have Low Vision

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 2020.

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