Laptop grants - MacBook Pro

Applications are closed   Local students   Current students

This grant entitles you to a MacBook Pro 15-inch or 13-inch laptop plus a laptop sleeve, valued at up to $3000. These grants are 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:

  • a local student (Australian citizen/permanent resident/permanent humanitarian visa holder/New Zealand citizen);
  • enrolled in an undergraduate, associate degree course or UniLink course at Swinburne;
  • enrolled full time (exceptional circumstances for studying part-time will be considered), and actively studying;
  • demonstrate you are from a low socio-economic 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;
  • enrolled in a course in which the use of a Mac computer is a core requirement (e.g: design, film, television, multimedia, games and animation).

Previous recipients of this grant are ineligible to apply for it again.          

If you are a Swinburne Online or Open Universities Australia student, you can apply if you are on a Commonwealth Supported Place and meet the above criteria.

Please note:  Many financially disadvantaged students apply and there is no guarantee that you will be successful and so you cannot rely on receiving this grant/scholarship.


Up to $3000.

Multiple grants are available.

How to apply

Applications will re-open at the start of Semester 1, 2020.  


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