The Pathway to Victoria Scholarship has been made possible by funding from the Victorian Government through Study Melbourne. It is available to new commencing international students with a single VET or a VET course packaged with English offer letter.



The total value of the scholarship is AU$2,500 and will be applied when you enrol in your principle course. The scholarship will be deducted from your tuition fees and not payable directly to you.


Applications are now open and will close July 2023.




To be eligible for this scholarship you:

  • Must be a new commencing student and accepted a packaged pathway offer letter for:
    • English for Academic Purpose (EAP) program packaged with VET programs OR
  • single VET program
  • Have a valid student visa at the commencement of the pathway program 
  • Must have valid Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) in the principle* course

* the last program of your packaged offer




You will be automatically considered for this scholarship when you apply to Bendigo TAFE and  Kangan Institute and will be notified of your eligibility when you receive your offer. Your scholarship will be confirmed when you accept your offer.

The scholarship is available to the following courses:


  • ELICOS packaged with a VET program
  • any VET program



  • A limited number of scholarships are available. Allocation will be at the sole discretion of Bendigo Kangan Institute.
  • This scholarship only applies to the first eligible pathway program.
  • This scholarship is only available to eligible students
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • Applicants will still be considered even if you are already in receipt of another scholarship covering tuition fees.
  • Applicants must comply with the Pathway to Victoria Scholarship Program Guidelines
  • Successful applicants will be notified; unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.
  • The scholarship is offered on a rolling basis until exhausted.
  • The scholarship will be applied towards tuition fee when the scholarship conditions are met.
  • Scholarship students must repay the scholarship funds if:
    • they do not progress/enrol into their principal program or
    • they cancel any of their pathway program enrolment



For further details about this scholarship and to answer any questions you may have please contact the friendly International team via email