Bursaries, Scholarships, Grants and Funding Information

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Bursaries, Scholarships, Grants and Funding Information

The following community service clubs and government departments may offer financial support for one off or long term equipment or funding needs when all other avenues have been assessed. Some clubs, through their charter, assist specific age or disability groups.

Against each Agency is a basic and brief description of the services they provide. This page has been compiled by the Queensland Blind Association Inc. to assist blind and vision impaired people either in a professional or personal capacity.

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Australian Disability & Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund

Australian Disability & Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund

This education fund is about helping people with disabilities complete or undertake courses and programs through providing small grants.

Website: www.adipef.org.au

Blind Sporting Council Inc

Blind Sporting Council Inc

Provides support to the blind and vision impaired participating in sport, recreation and community activities.

Telephone: (08) 8232 4644

Email: enquiries@blindsport.com.au

Website: www.blindsport.com.au

Churchill Fellowship

Churchill Fellowship

Financial support to travel overseas to undertake study or investigation of a project or issues not readily undertaken in Australia.

Telephone: 1800 777 231

Email: info@churchill.com.au

Website: www.churchilltrust.com.au

GrantsLink

GrantsLink

Offers a number and range of grant programs. Whole of government website directly linking to government programs.

Telephone: 1800 026 222

Website: www.grantslink.gov.au

GrantSearch Australia

GrantSearch Australia

Funding database established to research grant consultants, to collect and disseminate information about funding throughout Australia.

Website: www.grantsearch.com.au

Griffith University Equity and Commonwealth Scholarships

Griffith University Equity and Commonwealth Scholarships

Scholarship programs for those with personal illness or disability are available for undergraduate and post graduate students.

Phone: 3735 7974
Email: scholarships@griffith.edu.au

Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network (JASON)

Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network (JASON)

A program developed by a number of universities. Provides assistance to students wishing to pursue post-graduate studies.

Website: www.jason.edu.au

Lions Visual Independence Foundation Inc

Lions Visual Independence Foundation Inc

Grant applications are being sought for the Australian ID Mate.

Telephone: Ann Eldridge 1300 787 469

Email: info@visualindependence.org.au

Website: www.visualindepencdence.org.au

Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology

Scholarship programs for vision impaired are available through Quantum Technology.

Phone: (02) 9479 3100

Email: info@quantumrlv.com.au

Website: www.quantumrlv.com.au

 

Queensland University of Technology Equity Scholarship Scheme

Queensland University of Technology Equity Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship program for those with personal medical conditions, disabilities or dependents with special needs is available for undergraduate and post graduate students.

Phone: 3138 5582
Email: equityscholarships@qut.edu.au

The University of Queensland Kym Broadhurst Bursary for the Visually Impaired

The University of Queensland Kym Broadhurst Bursary for the Visually Impaired

A bursary is awarded to a visually impaired, undergraduate or post graduate student.

Phone: (07) 3365 1984

Email: ugscholarships@uq.edu.au

Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA)

Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA)

To assist some young people who are making the transition from formal and informal care to independent living.

Phone: 1300 761 961

Email: tila@syfs.org.au

Website: http://www.dss.gov.au

Variety Queensland

Variety Queensland

Variety Qld is all about empowering children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn.

Phone: (07) 3907 9300

Email: info@varietyqld.org

Website: www.varietyqld.org

Vision Australia

Vision Australia

Assists with a bursary towards further education.

Telephone: (03) 9520 5555 or 1300 847 466

Email: bursary@visionaustralia.org

Website: http://www.visionaustralia.org/

Workplace Modifications Scheme (WMS)

Workplace Modifications Scheme (WMS)

This is a one stop shop for all matters relating to employment of people with a disability.

Phone: 1800 464 800

Website: www.jobaccess.gov.au

Disclaimer

Queensland Blind Association Inc. has attempted to ensure the information on this page is accurate. However, we do not warrant that the information is accurate or complete nor will we be liable for any loss suffered by any person because they rely in any way on it. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the views, products or services offered or provided on this page.

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