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Scholarship program

Thinking of studying or already enrolled?

You might be eligible for a scholarship to help with course fees and related expenses. 

Every year, Central Regional TAFE partners with other organisations to give our students more opportunities. We offer course-based and region-based scholarships as well as specific scholarships for Indigenous students.

Our Partners

Without the generous contributions of our partners, we would not be able to offer such an extensive scholarship program. 

If you would like to make a contribution or sponsor a student scholarship, please visit our Industry Partnership page.

We acknowledge the generous contributions of the following organisations and businesses who help make our scholarship program possible.

From some of our sponsorship recipients...

 

"TAFE really suits me because it's very hands-on. I really enjoy my course and it's really satisfying to work on a project and use the skills we are taught".

Chae Crowe (Left) | METSO Indigenous Scholarship Program

 

"I want to keep learning to set me up for the future, an apprenticeship is my ultimate goal".

Marley Crowe (Right) | METSO Indigenous Scholarship Program

Scholarships by region

We have a range of scholarships across the Goldfields, Mid-West, Gascoyne and Wheatbelt regions, covering a variety of qualifications and industry areas.

Goldfields

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Wheatbelt

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Midwest

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the any course during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (848 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

1 x $500 scholarship to full-time students residing in Mullewa, during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (891 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

1 x $500 scholarship to full-time Indigenous students, enrolled in courses relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the Geraldton campuses, during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (860 KB) (PDF document)

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the Diploma of Community Services (inc Youth Work and Counselling) Course during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (853 KB) (PDF document)

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the any Finance and Accounting course during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (840 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the Certificate III in Tourism during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (903 KB) (PDF document)

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (838 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

1 x $500 scholarship to a full-time student enrolled in the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Program during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (839 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

2 x $500 scholarship opportunities for two full-time students enrolled in the Certificate I in New Opportunities for Women (NOW) Course during semester one, 2021.

Status: Now open

Applications close: 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Download the application form (803 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Aboriginal Scholarship Opportunities

The term Aboriginal used on this page is inclusive of Indigenous Australians.

Rio Tinto Aboriginal Scholarship Program

Central Regional TAFE and Rio Tinto are offering several $750 scholarships to selected full-time Aboriginal students enrolled in any course at Central Regional TAFE’s Midwest or Gascoyne campuses during semesters one and two, 2021.

Successful applicants will receive a scholarship to the value of $750.00 each. The funds will be applied to course fees in the first instance; the remainder may be used for future training, resource fees or other costs at the recipient’s discretion.

Successful applicants receive a monetary scholarship, with the funds firstly applied to course fees, and the remainder free to be used for future training, resource fees or other costs.

Download the application form (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Semester One Applications close 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

Semester Two Applications close 4pm, Friday September 17 2021.

We strongly encourage applicants to learn about Rio Tinto(opens in a new tab) and the significant contribution they make to the region.

Metso Australia Limited Indigenous Scholarship Program

Central Regional TAFE and Metso Australia Limited offer scholarship opportunities to full-time students enrolled in qualifications in the Engineering and Mining fields at the Kalgoorlie or Geraldton campuses.

Successful applicants receive a monetary scholarship, with the funds firstly applied to course fees, and the remainder free to be used for future training, resource fees or other costs.

Download the application form (899 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Semester One Applications close 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

We strongly encourage applicants to learn about Metso Australia Limited(opens in a new tab) and the significant contribution they make to the region.

STEM Scholarships

Mitsui E&P Australia Scholarship Program

Mitsui E&P Australia are offering $1000 scholarship opportunities to 5 Central Regional TAFE students who are enrolled in full time qualifications in the areas of STEM:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

Including Pre-Apprenticeships Electrical, Engineering and other Trade related programs, Industrial Skills, Resource and infrastructure, Information Technology, Work Preparation/Literacy and Numeracy courses as well as Sustainability and Environmental study options at Central Regional TAFE, Geraldton campus during 2021.

The successful applicants will receive a monetary scholarship, with the funds going towards course fees, books, other course resources and where applicable, accommodation.

Download the application form (916 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Semester One Applications close 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

We strongly encourage applicants to learn about Mitsui E&P Australia(opens in a new tab) and the significant contribution they make to the region.

Electrotechnology Scholarships

Western Power Scholarships

Central Regional TAFE in partnership with Western Power will be offering scholarship opportunities (full course fees) to full-time students enrolled in the UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start), during semester one, 2020.

The successful applicants will receive a monetary scholarship and the funds will be applied to course fees in the first instance; the remainder may be used for future training, resource fees or other costs at the recipient’s discretion.

Download the application form (860 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

Semester One Applications close 4pm, Friday March 12 2021.

We strongly encourage applicants to learn about Western Power(opens in a new tab) and the significant contribution they make to the region.

Applying for a scholarship

The eligibility criteria for each scholarship is different, so make sure you check the available information about the scholarship you're interested in before you apply. We encourage you to take your time in making your application, and if you need assistance, you can get in touch with us using the contact details at the bottom of this page.

Application forms can be found below under the relevant scholarship section. Once you have prepared your application and any supporting evidence, follow the instructions on the application form to submit.

Contact Details

For more information about the scholarships above, get in touch today:

1800 672 700
info@crtafe.wa.edu.au