DCJ SCHOLARSHIPS 2020
DCJ Scholarships 2020
Department of Community & Justice Scholarships 2020
There are many bright, ambitious students who want to excel in their studies. But focusing on school is not always easy, especially if you’re facing challenges with your health, caring duties, home life, or the cost of education and training.
The NSW Department of Community & Justice (DCJ) are offering scholarships to students enrolled in education or training in 2020. The scholarship helps young people finish their studies and reach their full potential. Successful applicants will receive $1,000. DCJ has made it is easier to apply this year! You can have your application endorsed by a staff member at school, parent, guardian, carer, caseworker or support worker.
Who can apply?
You are eligible to apply if you are studying in one of the following in 2020:
- year 10, 11 or 12 at a NSW high school or equivalent at a TAFE college
- a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship
- a VET subject at a NSW high school.
You must also be either a social housing client or living in out-of-home-care.
- For year 10, 11 or 12 students, applications close at 5pm on Thursday 31 October 2019.
- For returning students who’ll be attending a TAFE college or university, or in a traineeship or apprenticeship in 2020, the deadline for providing course enrolment is Friday 21 February 2020.
For more information, please visit the DCJ Scholarships information page via the following link…
Who can qualify?
You are eligible to apply if you are living in social housing, a social housing applicant, receiving FACS private rental assistance, living in crisis/supported accommodation, or living in out-of-home care.
What can I use the scholarship for?
You can use your 2020 scholarship for:
- text books, workbooks, study guides or stationery
- specialist equipment (e.g. art, music or photographic materials)
- course costs (including materials), excursions, study camps, or sporting costs
- computer software, a printer, or the internet
- medical and support needs
- other relevant study materials, support services or living expenses.
Where can I find out more information?
Call the Housing Contact Centre on 1800 422 322. For Housing Services, press 2 then press 3 for general enquiries or email firstname.lastname@example.org