Western Chances

  1. About This Service

    Western 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.

      • Program Name

        Western Chances

      • Service Address

        Footscray Hospital Level 3, 3 West 160 Gordon Street Footscray
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      • Phone

        03 8345 7812

      • Fax

        03 8345 6795

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      • Urgency Levels

        Some Help, Just Curious

      • Age Group

        12 - 25 years

      • Eligibility Criteria

        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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  2. Western Chances