Public transport grants (one month of travel)

Applications are closed   Local students   Current students

This grant entitles you to a Myki card for public transport valued at $100 (for one month of concession travel). This grant is funded by the Australian Government’s Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program.


Courses eligible

Available to students studying any course at an undergraduate, associate degree or UniLink level.


Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible you must meet all the following criteria:

  • on campus local (Australian citizen/permanent resident/permanent humanitarian visa holder/New Zealand citizen);
  • enrolled in undergraduate degree, associate degree or Unilink course at Swinburne;
  • enrolled full time at  (exceptional circumstances for studying part-time will be considered):
  • demonstrate that you are from a low socioeconomic background (e.g. you or your parents are in receipt of or eligible for Centrelink payments);
  • experiencing significant financial hardship and struggling to meet basic living costs
  • must have a Victorian Public Transport Student Concession Card or a Health Care Card;
  • maximum one voucher per semester.

Swinburne Online or Open Universities Australia students are not eligible for this grant, but can apply for a Food voucher grant or an Emergency or sudden financial hardship grant.


Value

$100


How to apply

Applications are currently closed and will reopen on Tuesday, 20 February 2018.


Contact

Housing and Finance Advisers

Hawthorn: Beth Graham, 03 9214 8882
Wantirna: Glenda Rebeiro, 03 9210 1905