Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship

The Sheila Fitzgerald scholarship is offered to enable a student to pursue a vocational foundation or an apprenticeship program, consistent with Sheila’s deeply held commitment to accessible, high-quality vocational education.

Courses eligible:

Apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship courses offered by Swinburne University of Technology in the following areas:

  1. Apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship courses:
    • plumbing
    • carpentry
    • engineering (mechanical and fabrication)
    • electrotechnology
    • electrician
    • building and construction (bricklaying)
  2. Spoken and written English
  3. General education for adults
  4. English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access)
  5. English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study)

This scholarship is valued at $2,000 (one-off payment). 

Applicants must complete an online application form and submit with all supporting documentation by 31 March 2024.