The Refugee & Asylum Seeker Education Scholarships program aims to minimise the financial barriers experienced by refugees and asylum seekers as they participate in the NSW education system, including in relation to skills and qualifications recognition.
Education Scholarships are available for individuals under the following categories:
- Primary school
- Secondary school
- Tertiary: University
- Vocational education & training (VET)
- Skills & qualifications recognition.
To be eligible for support from the SSI Foundation, students must:
- Be from a refugee background and have been living in Australia for five years or less
- Be able to demonstrate additional socio-economic disadvantage such as financial hardship or family challenges
- Reside in NSW.
Applications close 2 October.
All the details can be found at http://www.ssi.org.au/foundation