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 2023 are open now
Before beginning your application, please review our spending guide.
View the full spending guide here
Please note, the application form is not suitable for a mobile phone and should be completed using either a computer or tablet. The web browser most compatible with our application form is Google Chrome.
For previous applicants, your email address is your username. If you are not registered or have any issues logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our proof of enrolment form is required for young people studying at primary school, special school, or secondary school. The young person’s teacher or equivalent must complete and email the form to email@example.com. Please note: applications submitted without the correct proof of enrolment form will not be accepted.
Proof of enrolment
If the young person is completing any further type of study or training the following proof of enrolment documents may be accepted:
You can receive a Kids Under Cover Scholarship if you:
Previous scholarship recipients are still eligible to receive a scholarship in 2023.
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 2023.
$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 will need to specify planned 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 2023.
Non-Government School Fees.
Fees incurred by someone other than the scholarship recipient.
The 2023 scholarships can only be used to cover educational expenses incurred in 2023.
These scholarships are helping young people aged 12-25 years old to stay engaged in schooling, TAFE, university and job training.