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 disadvantages that impact their education and/or participation in artistic, sporting, cultural or community activities.
With the Coronavirus crisis affecting many Australian households, at-risk children and young people have become increasingly vulnerable. With the help of the Chance to Shine Scholarship, much-needed financial support will now be available to those students who need it most.
There are three application rounds per year: March, July and October.
Thanks to the support of our philanthropic partners, OzChild can support children and young people through the Chance to Shine Scholarship program.
What can the funds be used for?
The scholarship can help cover the costs of essential items used for learning. This can include but is not limited to the following:
- school uniforms
- textbooks and resources
- technology such as iPads, iPhones or laptops
- transport costs
- tutoring costs
- school excursions
- sporting equipment
- performing arts lessons or classes
- cultural participation
Applicants must be aged 5-18 years, enrolled in school/education, currently supported by an OzChild program and experiencing financial disadvantage impacting education or participation in artistic, sporting, cultural or community activities.
How to apply?
1. Download the application form when applications open
2. Open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader (If completing digitally)
3. Fill out the form
4. Submit the completed form along with a copy of identification to firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out if is available in your state
This program is available in your state
Click here to view the contact details for your local offices.
Unfortunately, this program is not available in your state
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