We recognise the significance of access to education and training. Everyone deserves the opportunity to build their future, and that’s why we promote a number of scholarship opportunities to our students.

The below listing outlines those opportunities that are available to students studying with TAFE NSW.

Aboriginal Post Enrolment Scholarships

Scholarships up to $1,000 are available to Aboriginal enrolled nurses who undertake post-enrolment studies relating to their nursing role.

Bega Valley Shire Council Tertiary Scholarships

For local young people aged between 18 and 25 years studying in any field of endeavour and living in the local council region.

Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing) Scholarships

NSW Health, in partnership with TAFE NSW and the NSW Health Registered Training Organisations, offer scholarships for the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse) program across NSW.

FACS High School Scholarships

Available to TAFE students who are living in social housing (public or community), on the NSW Housing Register, receiving FACS private rental assistance, receiving crisis/supported accommodation or be in out- of-home care.

Foodstorm Scholarship for Catering and Technological Innovation

Open to hospitality and information technology students.

Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships

Are you interested in studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Careers associated with STEM are in high demand. That’s why, if you are interested in training for a career dealing with these skills, you may be eligible for a $1,000 Jobs of Tomorrow scholarship under the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled Program.

The scholarship is worth $1,000 and is paid in two instalments. You will be paid $500 once you have successfully applied and start studying and another $500 when you complete studying.

View full eligibility and find out how to apply

Sisters of Charity Foundation Scholarship 2018

Provides financial support to students with a foster/kinship care experience who wish to study a full time Vocational Education and Training (VET) Diploma of above qualification program at TAFE NSW.

Application form

Referee declaration form

Smart and Skilled Fee Free Scholarships

The NSW Government's Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarships​ mean that students can get training to get the skills they need to get the job they want and their course fees will be covered.

Fee-Free Scholarships are available for young people who are eligible for a concession fee; young people who are or have been in out-of-home care; and people who are experiencing or have experienced domestic and family violence and their dependants.

View full eligibility criteria

Vision Australian Further Education Bursary

Awarded to students with students who are blind or have low vision, to provide adaptive technology to help the students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies.

There are also a number of opportunities administered by the Hunter TAFE Foundation that specifically support students studying in the Hunter and Central Coast regions. Click here to view the full listing.