Kids Under Cover is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing youth homelessness.
We offer young people the unique combination of supported housing options with scholarships
Kids Under Cover supports vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness by building studios
There are many ways to get involved and help at-risk young people and their families.
Sign up Instructions
View the full spending guide here
Applications for 2021 are open from the 19th October 2020 – 27th November 2020.
You can receive a Kids Under Cover Scholarship if you:
How to upload receipts
Have questions or need help filling out the form?Text us: 0499 005 284Email us: firstname.lastname@example.orgCall us: 1800 801 633
Yes – all receipts and invoices used for scholarship funds must be kept and uploaded to the online portal.
Successful applicants will receive up to $1300, depending upon the level of study or training they are undertaking in 2021.
$600 for Year 10 or below at School & Cert I courses
$1100 for Year 11/12 at Secondary School or the equivalent at TAFE & Cert II & III Courses
$1300 for post-secondary level courses/training & Cert IV courses
Apprentices will be awarded a scholarship based on their age during the application. The scholarship values awarded are:
$600 for ages 15 and below
$1,100 for ages 16 & 17
$1,300 for ages 18+
Please note: you do not need to specify expenses at the time of application.
Things to help you with your studies, for example – textbooks, uniforms, laptop, printer, other IT equipment, school camps or excursions, transport, tools, stationary and MORE.
You just need to keep all receipts for purchases with your scholarship funds.
If you are unsure about a particular item, visit our spending guide via the link at the top of this page, or contact us.
Course fees covered by loan schemes such as HECS or FEE HELP.
Note: TAFE courses that are designed to progress to an undergraduate university degree are covered by FEE HELP and therefore are ineligible.
Any expenses incurred in previous years prior to 2020.
Non-Government School Fees.
Fees incurred by someone other than the scholarship recipient.
The 2021 scholarships can only be used to cover educational expenses incurred in 2021.