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YWCA Scholarship Program

YWCA Victoria is committed to seeing women and girls thrive – on a local, national and global scale.

Our Scholarship Program offers a range of opportunities for Victorian women and girls who need financial assistance to enhance their path to independence.  Scholarships may assist a woman to overcome a time of hardship; further their training and education; enhance their leadership skills or achieve other personal development goals.

See below for a full list of current Scholarships. Subscribe to our newsletter to keep informed of opportunities as they come up. We hope to add to this list as we continue to grow.

World YWCA Council Scholarship

World YWCA Council is held every four years. It is the largest gathering of YWCA members from around the world and is a time of membership engagement, decision-making, reflection, networking and having fun. YWCA Victoria provides a part Scholarship for two young women members to attend World YWCA Council.

Scholarships for the 2019 World Council will open in 2018.

ASISTA Mentee Graduates Scholarship

This Scholarship is offered to graduates of the ASISTA Mentoring Program. ASISTA Mentees graduate from the program when they are 18 years old and many have limited family support to assist them on their path to independence. A Scholarship may go towards further training and education or securing independent accommodation.

Scholarship Applications will open shortly.

Regional Youth Scholarship (Geelong/Bendigo area)

This Scholarship is on offer to disadvantaged young women from Geelong and Bendigo who need financial assistance to further their training or education. Along with financial assistance this Scholarship also offers mentoring to assist the young women recipients with their training or education goals.

Scholarships applications will open shortly.