Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships2021-01-12T10:23:53+11:00

The Public Education Foundation has a range of scholarships to help young people at public schools reach their potential

Most of our scholarships for 2021 are now closed.
The next round of scholarships open from April.  Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with our opening scholarships.
If you have any questions, please contact the team on

All applications are now online. Please read the Scholarship Terms and Conditions and FAQs for further information.

What you will need to apply for a Public Education Foundation student scholarship:

  • Check eligibility via online application system
  • Complete the general application form
  • A personal statement addressing the selection criteria
  • A personal reference from someone who knows you
  • A reference from your principal
  • Your most recent school report
  • A signed consent form from a parent or guardian
2021 Student Scholarship Summary

What does a scholarship recipient receive?

  • Financial support: recipients receive funds to be used for educational goals such as tutoring, school supplies, laptops, school excursions and incidental fees. The amount depends of the scholarship. They may be multi-year or single year scholarships.

  • Academic Support: For school scholarships, the Foundation works with teachers and principals to ensure ongoing support for the scholarship recipients.

  • Awards ceremony: scholarship recipients receive a formal acknowledgement of their achievement at the annual Public Education Awards Ceremony in Sydney.

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