Those eligible to apply for a Young Carer Bursary for 2017 must:

 

  1. be a young carer*
  2. be studying at secondary school level or above in 2017 (usually aged 12 or over)
  3. be studying or training an approved course** either full-time or part-time in 2017
  4. not already be qualified with a Degree or Advanced Diploma
  5. be aged 25 years and under (be 25 for the whole of the bursary year; so born in 1992 or later for 2017 bursaries)
  6. not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship in 2017
  7. be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.

 

*What is a young carer?

 

**What is an approved course?