Scholarships

Find funding for your studies

You can apply for a number of scholarships to study at Box Hill Institute. Our scholarships recognise academic achievement and help people who need financial assistance to pursue their studies.

Industry and Community Partners

With our industry and community partners, we offer a range of scholarships.

All students:

  • Rotary Club of Mont Albert and Surrey Hills ‘Inducement To Succeed’ Scholarship

Apprentices:

  • Bert Stevens Scholarships sponsored by the Rotary Club of Camberwell
  • Susan Fenton Inspirational Scholarship
  • Clayton Utz Female in Trade Scholarship

Automotive students:

  • Moke Owners Association of Victoria ‘True Encouragement’ Scholarship

Electrical students:

  • Chris Arnost ‘Stay Focussed’ and ‘Encouragement’ Scholarships

Indigenous students:

  • Clayton Utz Indigenous Scholarship

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning students:

  • Industry Educational Trade Scholarship – partnered by ARBS, AMCA and AREMA
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Bert Stevens Scholarships sponsored by The Rotary Club of Camberwell

These two $1,500 scholarships are for students entering the final year of their apprenticeship.

To apply, you must be:

  • entering the final year of your apprenticeship
  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

Applications closed 22 May 2021.

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Bert Stevens Scholarship

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Clayton Utz Female in Trade Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to encourage women to enrol in or complete their studies towards a trade related to the Rail Industry.

Clayton Utz is a leading Australian law firm and proud member of the Diversity Council of Australia. Clayton Utz is committed to an inclusive culture in which all our people are recognised for their unique contributions and are encouraged and supported to achieve their full potential.  

Clayton Utz will present up to $2,500 to a female student who is experiencing hardship and who is committed to studying any of the following courses (in any year level) which are related to the Rail Industry (listed below).

Eligible Courses:

  • Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Plumbing
  • Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Specialising In Operations)
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Vocational)
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Introduction to Arc Welding
  • Introduction to MIG Welding
  • Introduction to TIG Welding
  • Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Transition Workers
  • Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Experienced Welders

These scholarships form part of Clayton Utz’s social procurement commitment to Rail Projects Victoria.

To apply you must:

  • Identify as female. 
  • Be experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges.
  • Starting or completing one of the courses listed above.

To apply, fill out the Clayton Utz Female in Trade Scholarship form.

Scholarship applications are open until 30 May 2021.

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Clayton Utz Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to encourage Indigenous Australians to enrol in or complete their studies towards a trade related to the Rail Industry.

Clayton Utz is a leading Australian law firm and proud member of the Diversity Council of Australia. Clayton Utz is committed to an inclusive culture in which all our people are recognised for their unique contributions and are encouraged and supported to achieve their full potential. 

Clayton Utz will present up to $2,500 to an Indigenous student who is experiencing hardship and who is committed to studying any of the following courses (in any year level) which are related to the Rail Industry (listed below).

Eligible Courses

  • Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Plumbing
  • Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Specialising In Operations)
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Vocational)
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Introduction to Arc Welding
  • Introduction to MIG Welding
  • Introduction to TIG Welding
  • Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Transition Workers
  • Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Experienced Welders

These scholarships form part of Clayton Utz’s social procurement commitment to Rail Projects Victoria.

To apply you must:

  • Identify as an Indigenous Australian or a Torres Strait Islander. 
  • Be experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges.
  • Starting or completing one of the courses listed above.

To apply, fill out the Clayton Utz Indigenous Scholarship form. 

Scholarship applications are open until 21 May 2021.

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Chris Arnost ‘Stay Focussed’ and ‘Encouragement’ Scholarships

The Chris Arnost Trust funds three annual scholarships, which honour Chris Arnost and his enthusiastic approach to life. Chris was an electrical apprentice at Box Hill Institute. He passed away unexpectedly in April 2010. Chris was a popular student with a loving family and many close friends. He kept a handwritten note on his mirror. The note reminded him to stay focused, reflecting the way Chris lived his life.

The scholarship’s aim is to encourage balance in a student’s life by helping them with some of the financial costs associated with studying.

Applications close 30 April 2021 for the three scholarships:

  • Two scholarships for a 1st year and 2nd-year student of $1,500
  • One scholarship for a pre-apprentice of $500

To apply, you must be:

  • in your first or second year of Certificate III in Electrotechnology or studying a pre-apprenticeship course
  • be able to demonstrate a need, passion and commitment to your studies and course requirements
  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

Scholarship applications close 22 May 2021.

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Chris Arnost Scholarship

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Industry Educational Trade Scholarships

Supported by ARBS, AMCA and AREMA, these scholarships aim to increase opportunities for students studying commercial refrigeration and air conditioning and provide professional development for teachers. This is the only national industry scholarships of its kind.

The scholarships offer five students and their teachers two one-week residential courses at the Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence. This Centre is a partnership between AMCA and Box Hill Institute. Located on the Elgar campus, it showcases technological advances for HVAC&R.

For more information, visit: Arema's website

Moke Owners Association of Victoria “True Encouragement” Scholarship

This scholarship supports a worthy automotive student who will benefit from financial encouragement entering their second year of study.

The successful recipient will receive $1,500 towards a toolbox and tools or enrolment/material fees.

 To apply, you must be:

  • studying Automotive Certificate II or Certificate III
  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • showing promise in your studies
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

The School of Industry and Trades will invite students to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship applications close 22 May 2021.

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Moke Owners Association

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Ron and Rosaleen Raitman Scholarships

The Raitman family established three scholarships in memory of Ron and Rosaleen.
These scholarships support automotive students experiencing hardship with fees, materials, equipment or personal expenses associated with their study. The scholarships are for up to $1,500 value, depending on the individual’s circumstances.

To apply, you must be:

  • studying Automotive Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma
  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • committed to your studies in the automotive field
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

The School of Industry and Trades will invite students to apply for a scholarship.

Scholarship applications close 22 May 2021.

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Ron and Rosaleen Raitman Scholarship

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Rotary Club of Box Hill Central Indigenous Scholarship

These scholarships are for two Indigenous students who are passionate about their studies and will benefit from extra financial support to assist with student’s fees and costs to complete their course of study.

To apply, you must be:

  • Experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges

Scholarship applications close 20 June 2021.

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Rotary Club of Box Hill Central Indigenous Scholarship

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Rotary Club of Doncaster Bruce Parker OAM Vocational Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Doncaster has established a scholarship in the name of the Bruce Parker OAM Vocational Scholarship valued at $1,000 to support a first or second year student.

To apply, you must be:

  • a first or second year student
  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

Applications close 22 May 2021.

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Rotary Club of Forest Hill Ford Davis Apprenticeship Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Forest Hill has established the Ford Davis Apprenticeship scholarships for three students who are committed to their studies and will benefit from extra financial support after experiencing personal challenges.

  • One scholarship for an Automotive student of $1,750
  • One scholarship for an Electrotechnology / Air-conditioning/Refrigeration student of $1,750
  • One scholarship for a Timber Trades student of $1750

Contact the Scholarships Coordinator on 9286 9601 for more information.

 The Faculty of Trades, Technology & Transport will nominate and invite students to apply for the scholarships.

Rotary Club of Mont Albert and Surrey Hills ‘Inducement to Succeed’ Scholarship

Five scholarships sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mont Albert and Surrey Hills and Rotary Foundation are available to students who have passion and commitment to study but require extra financial help to do so. There are three scholarships valued at $1,000 each and two scholarships valued at $750.00 each.

The scholarships assist students with their tuition and/or material fees.

The scholarships are for students who are:

  • experiencing financial hardship or facing personal challenges
  • showing promise in your studies
  • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia, and
  • a current student of Box Hill Institute

    Scholarship applications close 22 May 2021.

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    'Inducement to Succeed’ Scholarship

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    Susan Fenton ‘Inspirational’ scholarship

    This annual scholarship pays tribute to Susan Fenton, who was a member of the Box Hill Institute Group staff and Board and who sadly passed away in 2017.

    In 2011, Susan joined Box Hill Institute as a teacher in the School of Foundation and Adult Learning. In July 2016, she became our staff-elected Board member. Susan was well-known for her generous community spirit. She dedicated 35 years of her life to volunteering with various community groups.

    This $2,000 scholarship is to assist a student with tuition and/or material fees. Applications close 13 March 2020.

    To apply, you must be:

    • a female student committed to your studies
    • enrolled in a traditional trade apprenticeship or a Building Studies Architecture course
    • able to inspire other female students to pursue a career in the trades
    • an Australian citizen or holder of permanent resident status in Australia

    The Faculty of Trades, Technology & Transport will invite students to apply for this scholarship.

    Contact Scholarships for more information.

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