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.
Bruno is a young man with a plan to change the world as a bio-medical Nano technician. Tahilia, a young woman with a mission to be the best youth worker she can be and an advocate for indigenous children.
With a shared desire to help people and to give back, Bruno and Tahilia now share the title of Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship recipient for the 2018 academic year.
Delighted to meet these two inspiring young people, Lenka Morgan was on hand to congratulate Bruno and Tahilia at a special celebration event held in November 2017.
Bruno’s family received a Kids Under Cover studio in 2008. He recently moved to Melbourne from regional Victoria to study nanotechnology at university. Moving to Melbourne to study full time is a huge step for him and one which will open some exciting new doors.
With the support of the scholarship, Bruno will register for a Nanotechnology Congress which will certainly open his eyes to the current trending technologies in Nano fields and discover state-of-the-art prototypes, technologies, and research results.
The scholarship selection committee was overwhelmed with Bruno’s willingness to contribute to the community, along with his drive and determination to achieve personal goals.
Studying a Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, Tahilia is now in her third year. Tahilia credits the fact she is the only person in her immediate family to have completed year 12 as her motivator to continue with her studies.
Having lived in a Kids Under Cover studio since 2013, Tahlia’s determination and readiness to tackle hard work coupled with her passion for advocating for indigenous young people really impressed the selection committee.
Currently, Tahilia is exploring opportunities to volunteer within indigenous communities to further her understanding of the challenges faced and work on closing the gap for indigenous people.