Our vision is for healthy, engaged and vibrant communities in which people enjoy opportunities to thrive. The scholarships have been created to reduce the financial barriers experienced by clients as they further their education.
Education scholarships up to $1500 for the 2017 academic year are available for Housing Plus clients and their children:
The Scholarship provides financial assistance to Housing Plus tenants or household members who are starting, or continuing study, Scholarships are up to $1500.00 each (for 2016/17).
Scholarships for Primary School to Year 10 students may include a laptop computer, Microsoft Office software package and associated equipment.
For Year 11 and above, the Scholarships may be used to purchase private tuition or coaching; text books, workbooks, study guides and stationery; specialist equipment (e.g. art, music or photographic); course costs (including materials), excursions, study camps, sport or special education. Home computer and laptops may also be provided.
Scholarships are open to all residents living in Housing Plus properties from primary school to mature-age students.
A student who has previously been awarded a Housing Plus scholarship cannot apply again.
Applicants must be:
Scholarship applications are assessed within 21 days of receipt and are assessed by a senior member of staff. All applicants will be notified in writing about the outcome of their application.
Housing Plus is a progressive social enterprise that re-invests ALL profits back into improving social outcomes for individuals and communities in regional NSW. Housing Plus is a registered not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, and is a Tier 1 accredited community housing provider.
Suite 8, Level 2, 113 Byng Street
Orange NSW 2800
PO Box 968 ORANGE NSW 2800
Phone: 1800 603 300
Fax: (02) 6361 1609