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Amount: $1000 or $2500 


1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates, Australian Citizen, Humanitarian Visa, New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:
  • be a domestic student: a citizen or permanent resident of Australia; a citizen of New Zealand; or a permanent humanitarian visa holder: that is enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • be a La Trobe student studying at a La Trobe campus note: partner institution enrolled students are not eligible for this payment
  • be enrolled in a placement subject and have or will undertake an internship/work placement in the Semester 1 period: 25 February to 23 June 2024. PLEASE NOTE: Whilst the placement needs to have commenced after 25 February the placement does not need to be completed by 23 June 2024.
  • meet criteria for financial disadvantage and educational disadvantage
  • have a confirmed placement listed in InPlace
Eligible courses for the $2500 STEM Industry Placement Bursary:
  1. Bachelor of Science
  2. Bachelor of Biological Sciences
  3. Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  4. Bachelor of Biomedicine
  5. Bachelor of Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Not eligible:

Students enrolled in stand-alone postgraduate courses.

Students enrolled with partner institutions.

Students that have received a placement related payment in 2024.