TAFE Western Student Scholarships are offered on a semester basis for continuing full time and part time students. The scholarships are available to assist with fees and related study expenses.

TAFE Western Scholarship Guidelines

The following scholarships for financial assistance are offered to eligible students studying at TAFE Western are now open;


For help applying contact the Scholarship Coordinator or phone 02 6393 5940



TAFE Western Scholarship

TAFE Western is now taking expressions of interest for General Scholarships for semester 1, 2017

If you would like an application form, please email:  

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CSU TAFE to University & Pathway Scholarship

This scholarship is a TAFE specific scholarship program to assist students to further their education through a CSU undergraduate degree.

The CSU TAFE to University & Pathway Scholarship Guidelines contain information about how Charles Sturt University will operate the CSU TAFE to University & Pathway Scholarship. It also contains detailed information about the eligibility criteria, offer and payment procedures and what is required of you if you are successful.

For more information and an application form please click on the link.


Applications for Session 1 are currently open and close on 12th March 2017.

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Dunedin Pastoral Company Pty Ltd

Dunedin Pastoral Company in Western NSW is offering 3 student scholarships of $1000.00 each for students studying Certificate II and Certificate III level Courses in Agriculture.

Apply Now, ask your teacher for their endorsement and submit your completed application by the end of March 2017 to;

The Scholarships Coordinator TAFE Western Customer Innovation Unit ,

PO Box 2161 (Institute Office) Orange NSW 2800 or via email to

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Sandy Smith Memorial Scholarship

The Sandy Smith Memorial Scholarship is provided by the Rotary Club of Mudgee Sunrise to honour the memory of Sandy Smith. Sandy was a member of the Rotary Club of Mudgee Sunrise and highly valued TAFE Teacher at the TAFE Mudgee College.

The Sandy Smith Scholarship is provided for TAFE Western students studying at Mudgee Campus.

Apply now Sandy Smith Memorial Scholarship Application Form


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Aboriginal Enrolled Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship is provided by NSW Health to Aboriginal enrolled nurses who undertake post-enrolment studies relating to their nursing role. Each scholarship is up to $1,000.

Applications available on the Health NSW website.

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Vision Australia Further Education  Bursary applications are now closed and will re-open in August 2017.

The Vision Australia Further Education Bursary provides people who are blind or have low vision with adaptive technology to help ensure that they can fully participate and succeed in further education.

Applications available on the Vision Australia website.

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Mick Young Scholarships

A Mick Young Scholarship can help prospective and existing students in financial need $500 - $1,000.

Mick Young Scholarships are available for students who are thinking of studying at TAFE Western, or who are already studying at TAFE Western and who can demonstrate financial hardship and motivation to complete a TAFE qualification. The scholarship can go towards expenses such as textbooks, equipment, transport and course fees.  Scholarship funds are provided to successful applicants in a one-off payment.

Are you eligible?

To be a recipient of a Mick Young Scholarship you must:

  • be committed to succeed in your studies and your career
  • be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage and your motivation and commitment to further education and improving life circumstances
  • be able to prove you would not be able to succeed in your studies without financial assistance
  • be a full time or part time student, or a prospective student intending to enrol, or already enrolled, at a TAFE Institute or the TAFE Division of a dual-sector public university in a nationally recognised course listed on
  • complete the Application Form in full, and submit it along with supporting documentation
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia

Note: Scholarships are competitive as there is a limited number available.  The scholarship is not available to international students


Applications closed, re-open in 2017

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Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship

The Endeavour VET scholarship is internationally competitive and merit-based. It provides financial support for non-Australians to undertake vocational education at a Diploma, Advance Diploma or Associate Degree level in any field in Australia for up to two and a half years. All recipients will receive travel allowance, establishment allowance, monthly stipend, health insurance, travel insurance and tuition fee.

Applications available on the AEI website.

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Macquarie Credit Union

Macquarie Credit Union TAFE Western Scholarship 

Applications now open for semester 1, 2017 

TAFE Western students from Dubbo and surrounding areas can apply for Macquarie Credit Union Scholarship.

The scholarship program will provide ten TAFE Western students with $1000 to be used for costs associated with their training - fees and learning resources.

For more information about the Macquarie Credit Union’s TAFE Western scholarship, visit your local TAFE College or complete the application form.

Apply now using the Macquarie Credit Union Scholarship Application Form

Please email application to:

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For more information read our frequently asked questions or contact the TAFE Western Scholarship Coordinator on (02) 6393 5940 or by email.