Placement Grant

Grants of $1000 to $1500 will be available to help support students attending compulsory placements in Spring 2024 who can demonstrate a financial or educational disadvantage. 

Grant details

If you meet the grant eligibility criteria, you may be eligible to receive a grant payment based on the following parameters: 

Students who demonstrate more than one of the following: 

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 
  • Financial disadvantage 
  • Educational disadvantage 


Students who demonstrate one of the following:  

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person 
  • Financial disadvantage 
  • Educational disadvantage 


Grants will be awarded based on whether you demonstrate disadvantage and how early you apply – the sooner you apply, the greater chance you will have of receiving a grant. Grants will be awarded until the budget for Spring 2024 session is exhausted.  

Eligibility criteria

You are eligible to apply for the grants if: 

  • You are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or the holder of an Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa. 
  • You can demonstrate one or more of the following criteria: 
    • Financial need and/or educational disadvantage
      • Receiving Centrelink income support payments, for one or more of the following 


b) Austudy 

c) Youth Allowance 

d) JobSeeker Payment 

e) Disability Support Pension 

f) Parenting Payment (Single) and/or  

g) the Carer Payment 

    • Applicant attributes 
      • First Nations person 
  • You are enrolled in one of the following subjects in Spring session 2024: 
    • SMAH: SNUG192, SNUG208, SNUG308, EXSC423/990, DIET454/954
    • EIS: ENGG454, ECTE399
    • BAL: LLB397, LLB3397, LLB3396
    • ASSH: EDPS201, EDPS402, EYPD102, EYLL302, EDPD202, EDPD402, SOWK410, HAS347, EDMT910, EDMT909, SOWK916, SOWK924

*Please note, priority will be given to undergraduate students.


Frequently asked questions

How do I apply? 

To apply, submit an application form, which will be available from 20 May until 7 June 2024 at 11:59pm. Documentation demonstrating your disadvantages and/or applicant attribute must be provided in your application.  


What documentation do I need to provide?  

Documentation demonstrating one or more of the following: 

  • Financial Need and/or educational disadvantage 
    • A copy of your Centrelink Income Support Statement showing you are receiving Centrelink income support payments for: 
      •  ABSTUDY 
      • Austudy 
      • Youth Allowance 
      • JobSeeker Payment  
      • Disability Support Pension  
      • Parenting Payment (Single) and/or  
      • the Carer Payment  
    • Applicant attributes 
      • Indigenous Australian – Confirmation of Aboriginality signed by the chairperson of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander incorporated organisation in which the applicant has previously lived, or a WIC Statutory Declaration of Aboriginality signed by a Justice of the Peace from Woolyungah Indigenous Centre (WIC). 


When will I receive my grant payment? 

For placements commencing in July – September, payment will be processed in July/August 

For placements commencing in October – December, payment will be processed in September 



Any questions, please contact Fees and Scholarships on