Applications open today for The Young Carer Bursary, a program that supports young carers to continue with their education. The program offers 1,000 bursaries of $3,000 each year.

To apply you must be a young carer aged 12 to 25 years old for the entire time you’re receiving the bursary, studying at high school level or beyond, an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and not receiving another scholarship

The course you study must be provided by a Recognised Training Organisation (RTO), including secondary schools, colleges, TAFEs, school-based apprenticeships or undergraduate degrees.

If you’d like help with your application, contact BSSC Student Wellbeing Advisor, Donna Hamilton: .

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