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.
The Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship, awarded to one young person each year. This scholarship is to help you pursue your exceptional personal, educational and career goals.
Applications for the 2021 academic year were open from 17th August – 18th September 2020. You apply via the Kids Under Cover Portal.
You can apply for the Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship if you:
Applications are reviewed according to the following selection criteria areas:
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This scholarship is to help you pursue your exceptional personal, educational and career goals. For example:
- Short life skills courses (i.e. first aid training, public speaking) - Creative and sporting pursuits (i.e. music lessons or tennis coaching) - International or domestic conference, study excursion, work experience or volunteer placements - Career or personal counselling - Driving lessons - Advanced tutoring
You cannot use the funds on items that the Kids Under Cover scholarship covers. For example:
- Course fees - Text books - Uniforms - Transport - Laptops
There is one scholarship available per year.
No. You can only apply for the Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship if you have received a Kids Under Cover Scholarship previously.
Yes. You can apply as long as you have previously received a Kids Under Cover scholarship.
No. The scholarship is a one-off and cannot be awarded to the same person more than once.
Yes, as long as you still meet the eligibility criteria, you can submit an application for the Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship each year.
Only young people who are currently living in a Kids Under Cover Studio, or young people who are currently living in the main house where the studio is located, are able to apply. However, exceptions may be made if the young person is residing elsewhere temporarily as a direct result of their study / training course (i.e. living in student accommodation).
Yes. If you live in the main house where a Kids Under Cover Studio is located.
Yes, you are still eligible for a Kids Under Cover Scholarship the year after receiving the Ken & Lenka Morgan Scholarship.