Mature Age Fee Free Scholarships - 35 years and over


From 1 January 2020, TAFE NSW is offering up to 30,000 fee free scholarships for jobseekers aged 35 years and over enrolling in Smart and Skilled Certificate II, III or IV


To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. Live in NSW
  2. Be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident
  3. Be aged 35 or over when commencing training
  4. Enrol in a Certificate II, III or IV Smart and Skilled qualification AND
  5. Be unemployed and looking for work, or have recently been made redundant


To demonstrate eligibility, a student will need:

a)  A Centrelink Reference Number (CRN) if receiving Newstart, OR

b)  Proof or registration with a jobactive provider. OR

c)  Written confirmation from their employer that they have been made redundant in the last year

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