About This ServiceWestern Chances helps talented and motivated young people in Melbourne's west realise their potential through scholarships.
Scholarships support talented and motivated students who may not otherwise have an opportunity to pursue their education and dreams.
Western Chances Scholarships are shaped to fit the needs of each young person, and average $850 per year. This may be used to pay for internet access, leadership and study camps, lecture notes, music or dance lessons, public transport expenses, specialist equipment, and textbooks.
12 - 25 years
Young people 12 to 25, enrolled at a government school, TAFE, university or Community Service Organisation, and a resident of one of the six municipalities in Melbourne’s west. Financial need is an important criterion. Applicants must provide evidence of some type of government support e.g. AB Study, Youth Allowance, or a Health Care Card.
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