Laptop grants - Lenovo ThinkPad

Applications are closed   Local students   Current students

This grant entitles you to a Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Gen 2 13.3 inch laptop with a soft slipcase valued at $900. 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 degree, associate degree or UniLink level course at Swinburne;
  • enrolled full-time (exceptional circumstances for studying part-time will be considered);
  • demonstrate that 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.

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.



Multiple grants are available.

How to apply

Applications will re-open at the start of Semester 1, 2019.  


Housing and Finance Advisers

Hawthorn: Beth Graham, 03 9214 8882 

Drop Off point:
Beth Graham, Housing and Finance Adviser
C/- Student HQ,  Level 2, BA Building

Postal address: 
Housing and Finance Adviser.  Swinburne University, PO Box 218 (H7)
Hawthorn, VIC 3122

Wantirna: Glenda Rebeiro, 03 9210 1905

Drop Off point: 
Finance and Housing Office, WA 117

Postal address: 
Glenda Reberio, Finance and Housing.  Swinburne University, Wantirna Campus,
369 Stud Road  Wantirna, VIC  3152