Applications for the 2024 Young Carer Bursary Program CLOSED in September 2023

All applicants have now been notified of the outcome of their 2024 Application and first payments have been processed, which means our 2024 bursary funds have now been fully allocated.  If you cannot find the email, please check your spam folder for an email from [email protected].

To our 1,592 Approved applicants, the next task to complete will be the 2024 Mid-Year Survey, due for release in mid-late May.  Keep an eye on your inboxes for an email from us notifying the survey is ready to be completed.  Once completed, and if you remain eligible for the program, your second payment of $1,000 will be processed.

To our (500+) Shortlisted applicants, if additional funding becomes available, we will certainly be in touch.

Our Application Open Period (for the following year) is JULY to SEPTEMBER. Keep an eye on this page and/or your nominated inbox (if registered) for notification of the exact open dates.

What is the Young Carer Bursary?

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education and reduce their need to undertake paid work at the same time as their study and caring duties.

The program offers 1,592 bursaries of $3,768 each year to assist with education needs and resources.

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