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.
Kids Under Cover’s Scholarship Program helps young people who have the passion and motivation to continue their education, but don’t have the resources
Applications for 2022 will open in October 2021. You can apply via the portal here.
You can receive a Kids Under Cover Scholarship if you:
You can find useful instructions via the links below.
Have questions or need help filling out the form?
Text or call us: 0499 005 284Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
These scholarships are helping young people aged 12-25 years old to stay engaged in schooling, TAFE, university and job training.