The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education. The program offers 1000 bursaries of $3000 each year to assist with education needs and resources.
Applications for the 2023 Young Carers Bursary will open at 9am (AEST) Tuesday 19th Jul.
You will not be able to access the application prior to this date and time.
To apply you must login to your account and complete your application on line.
There are many ways to access the internet:
- At your place of study (school, TAFE, University)
- Public libraries
- Free wi-fi spots at shopping centres and other major outlets
Need support to assist you with the application:
- Ask a teacher
- Support worker
- Young carer coordinator
- Friend or family member
For more information about young carers and eligibility for the bursary please visit the Young Carers Network website.
The Carer Gateway also offers assistance to young carers and their families by way of advice, assistance, support and respite. Please contact them on 1800 422 737 to register.