Access Scholarship

The Kangan Institute Access Scholarship has been designed to provide opportunities for access to education. The scholarship is available to domestic and international students enrolled in any course at Kangan Institute. It is intended to alleviate financial pressures associated with engagement and the successful completion of the course.

Applications are open throughout the year.

 

Eligibility Courses

Students must be enrolled in any course at Kangan Institute.

 

Eligibility/ Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the Kangan Institute Access Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria and provide supporting documents

Domestic Students:

1. Must provide evidence of being an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Humanitarian Visa holder

2. Provide evidence of financial or personal disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:

a.  financial difficulty or low-socioeconomic status (Centrelink statement, payslips. Bank statements can be used  if the evidence is displayed in a personal statement)

b.   have a disability or medical condition (medical certificate/report)

c.    experienced delay or interruption to studies due to compassionate reason (death in the immediate family, family violence, homelessness, or at authorised officers’ discretion) evidence – death certificate, eviction notice, personal statement or statutory declaration

3. Currently enrolled and studying at Kangan Institute and have current outstanding fees.

International Students:

1.       Must hold a valid visa (student visa, temporary graduate visa, spouse visa or anyone paying International Fee)

2.       Must be an onshore student

3.       Provide evidence of financial or personal disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:

a.   financial difficulty (payslips, bank statements or statutory declaration)

b.   experienced delay or interruption to studies due to compassionate reason(s), which may include but death in the immediate family, family violence, homelessness, or at authorised officers’ discretion Evidence – death certificate, eviction notice, personal statement or statutory declaration

4.        Currently enrolled and studying at Kangan Institute and have current outstanding fees.

 

Scholarship Value

This scholarship is offset towards tuition fees.  There are limited scholarships available and the amount is determined on a case-by-case basis.

  • Domestic Students: up to $500 per scholarship
  • International Students: up to $1,000 per scholarship 

 

How to apply

To apply for the Access Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Complete the International Student or Domestic Student application form.
  2. Applicants under 18 years of age need to obtain parent/guardian consent before submitting a scholarship application. The Consent Form can be downloaded for completion and must be attached to your scholarship application at the time of submission.
  3. Provide supporting documents
  4. Submit completed application form and all supporting documents to one of the following emails:

International students: internationalstudent@kangan.edu.au

Domestic students : welfare@kangan.edu.au

Please note: It may take up to 5 business days to receive an outcome once you have submitted your application with supporting documents.

 

Terms and Conditions

  • Recipients must meet the eligibility criteria outlined above
  • Recipients must maintain their enrolment when the scholarship is applied
  • Deferring your course will make the scholarship void.
  • The scholarship is to be used for one course and cannot be transferred to another course.
  • If a student fails a unit of competency from the course, they will incur any enrolment or other fees associated with resitting that unit.
  • Insufficient information on an application and supporting documentation can delay the application process and applicants may be removed from the scholarship application list if it is not received in a timely manner.
  • Access scholarships provide eligible students with financial assistance to help reduce the total cost of their course-related expenses incurred via agreed Payment Plan arrangement for the year of study at Kangan Institute. Scholarships will be awarded based on various factors, i.e. available funding, eligibility, individual need, capacity to complete.
  • Scholarships are not redeemable for cash.
  • If the successful student is under the age of 18, the applicant must have permission from their parent/guardian before accepting the terms and conditions of the scholarship. Permission form must be attached to scholarship application, otherwise application will be rejected and student instructed to reapply.
  • Students who have paid upfront and have no outstanding money owing to Kangan Institute will not be eligible to apply.
  • Students who submit an application that is incomplete and has not addressed all questions and provided all relevant supporting documentation and certified copies at the time of application i.e. financial income statement, will have their application rejected and will be instructed to reapply.
  • The processing of applications can take a while to complete. If applications are provided late (when payment is due), delays will likely occur, affecting enrolment. The student's responsibility is to ensure that their application is sent in 10 working days to ensure that they have enough time to processed.
  • Students who received the scholarship cannot receive it again within the same year.

 

For more information, contact

Domestic students - Phone: 03 9279 2511. Email: welfare@kangan.edu.au

International students - Phone: 0481 930 931. Email: internationalstudent@kangan.edu.au

Students who are unhappy with the outcome of their application can submit their feedback and complaint here.