Diversity Scholarship

The Diversity Scholarship 2020 supports a talented member of the community from a diverse background to undertake tertiary study in the 2020 academic year.

It incorporates both financial and non-financial support and includes an opportunity to participate in a work placement in the Department.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 25 November 2019.

To apply for the Scholarship please review the guidelines  and then fill out the application form.

Who can apply for the Scholarship?

The Scholarship is open to all individuals from diverse backgrounds.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • someone who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
  • someone with a disability or who cares for a person with a disability;
  • someone from a disadvantaged or low socio-economic background;
  • someone from a multicultural or refugee background, or
  • someone who identifies as LGBTIQ.

Please contact People.Culture@dtf.vic.gov.au or contact the Scholarship Officer, Natalie Fakalogotoa on (03) 7005 8829 with any questions.

Why should you apply?

  • receive a study allowance of up to $22 500 to support full-time or part-time tertiary study plus additional support of up to $7 500;
  • complete a work experience placement at DTF;
  • connect to Victorian public service (VPS) employment programs and Departmental and VPS-wide events; and
  • receive significant support towards completing your course of study and gain experiences that will advance your career.

Apply now for the Diversity Scholarship 2020

To apply for the Scholarship please review the guidelines and then fill out the application form.

Why is the Victorian Government offering this Scholarship?

The Department of Treasury and Finance believes organisations and communities grow stronger by becoming more diverse.

The Diversity Scholarship 2020 is one of several initiatives – also including our Diversity and Inclusion Framework, Aboriginal Employment and Inclusion Action Plan and All Abilities Plan – through which we demonstrate our commitment to attracting, retaining and advancing diverse individuals and promoting inclusion at all levels of our organisation.

Reviewed 15/10/2019
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