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Chance to Shine Scholarship

The Chance to Shine Scholarship provides support to children and young people who need it most.

The purpose of the Chance to Shine Scholarship is to provide individual funding opportunities for OzChild children and young people aged 5-18 years who are experiencing challenges and/or disadvantage which impacts their educational progression.

This may include financial support for items such as uniforms, books, technology, transport, tutoring, or school excursions.

Scholarships are awarded four times a year, opening in February, May, August and November.

Eligibility criteria

  • Any OzChild client between the ages of 5 – 18 years who is attending school and is experiencing educational challenges and or disadvantage is eligible to apply for this funding.

More information about the Chance to Shine Scholarship


The current application period has now closed. Please check back in May when it will re-open.


For more information about the scholarship and help with your application, please email: educationservices@ozchild.org.au


Download the Chance to Shine Scholarship flyer here.

Download the Chance to Shine Scholarship Strengths and Difficulties questionnaire here.

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