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Hume Multiversity Tertiary Scholarship Program

The Hume Multiversity Tertiary Scholarship Program was established as a part of Council’s COVID-19 recovery package in response to the impacts that COVID-19 has had on employment. The scholarship program aims to reduce barriers for Hume residents to undertake study in industries which have high prospects for future employment.

This program will provide one-year scholarships to 70 eligible Hume residents to commence a new a tertiary qualification (Certificate III and above) with one of our participating Multiversity partners.

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Who can apply?

Criteria for eligibility* includes:

  • Current Hume resident.
  • Newly commencing student at a participating Hume Multiversity partner institution.
  • Have been accepted into a course in a study area with high prospects of future employment.

*Additional criteria impacting your eligibility or selection may apply. Please refer to the application page on each of our partners websites for further information. 

How to apply

The Hume Multiversity Tertiary Scholarship program is being administered by our partners. Follow the links below to apply. 

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How much are the scholarships and for how long?

The Hume Scholarships are for a maximum of one year.

The maximum scholarship amount varies depending on the partner you are applying with.

  • Kangan Institute up to $2500
  • Melbourne Polytechnic up to $2500
  • Victoria University/VU Polytechnic up to $2500
  • La Trobe University up to $5000

What courses are eligible?

The courses that are eligible for a scholarship are in industries that have high prospects for future employment.

These industries Include:

  • Transport and Logistics
  • Health and Community Care
  • Education
  • Construction
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food and Fibre
  • Visitor Economy

Not sure what to study?

If you are unsure about what course to study or would like to talk with an independent course advisor, please contact Kangan Institute Skills and Jobs Centre via phone on 1300 100 606 or email skills&  

What is Hume Multiversity?

Hume Multiversity aims to develop and promote partnerships between business, education and community through the provision of a range of programs and services which raise local aspiration and employability and assist local businesses and industries to grow.

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If you have any additional questions, please email Hume Multiversity on