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DCJ Youth Development Scholarships 2024 – now open

The Youth Development Scholarships helps young people to finish their education and reach their full potential. Students can use their scholarship for educational, support related or living expenses in the 2024 academic year. This can include text books, tutoring, laptops, iPads or transport costs – among other things. Spread the wordIf you work with a young person living in social housing or out-of-home care who could benefit from a scholarship, please let them know that the program is available. Young people who previously received a scholarship may be eligible to re-apply for a scholarship in 2024 if they are still at school or engaged in post-school education and are still a social housing client. Important changes to the 2024 programThe application period will revert back to 18 weeks including over the school holidays.Three online application programs will run simultaneously:

  • New High School
  • Returning High School
  • Returning Tertiary

There will be different application closing dates for high school and tertiary students.What are the application dates?Applications for all high school students will open at 9.00am on Monday, 16 October 2023 and close at 5.00pm on Friday, 16 February 2024.Applications for returning tertiary students will open at 9.00am on Monday, 16 October 2023 and close at 5.00pm on Friday, 8 March 2024.

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