The Human services workforce scholarship and Ethel Temby research grant program awards financial aid to support department and sector employees to undertake study that leads to a qualification or to complete a research project.
Human services workforce scholarship program

A Human services workforce scholarship is an award of financial aid to support frontline department or sector employees to undertake study that leads to a qualification. The scholarship covers course fees only.

For more information about the scholarship program read the Human services workforce scholarships factsheet (Word)

Applications

What makes a good application?

For tips on how to answer the two scholarship application questions read Tackling the Questions (Word)

When can I submit an application?

Applications for the 2020 program open Tuesday 25 June 2019 and close on Tuesday 30 July 2019.

Access the online application form.

Find courses and course providers

To find and compare the outcomes, durations and locations of nationally-accredited courses of interest, the My skills website may assist you. This search tool is designed for courses delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

To find Higher Education courses (e.g. Bachelor, Masters, Associate degrees) delivered by Universities, the Good Universities Guide website may assist you. This search tool is designed for courses delivered by Universities (and TAFES) in Victoria and interstate.

Ethel Temby research grant program

An Ethel Temby research grant is a $9,000 award of financial aid to employees in the human services workforce to complete a research project. The research may be undertaken locally, interstate or overseas to investigate new approaches that work towards the goals of the State Disability Plan.

For more information about the Ethel Temby research grant, read the Ethel Temby research grant factsheet (Word).

Applications

Applications for the 2020 program open Tuesday 25 June 2019 and close on Tuesday 30 July 2019.

Access the online application form.

Contact

For general enquiries about the Human services workforce scholarship and Ethel Temby research grant program:

Email workforce.scholarships@dhhs.vic.gov.au or Phone (03) 9096 2623 (Tuesday to Friday) or (03) 9096 5760 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)