2018 Applications Open

Applications for Tertiary Scholarships for 2018 open August 18 and close on October 31, 2017.

To apply for a 2018 scholarship managed by AVCAT contact the office for an application pack. You can email us at avcat@dva.gov.au or phone us on 02 9213 7999. Find the AVCAT FAQ’s, Scholarship Terms & Conditions at www.avcat.org.au.

August 18 is Vietnam Veteran’s Day, and the day the Battle of Long Tan was fought between the Australian Army and Viet Cong forces in a rubber plantation near the village of Long Tan, about 27 kilometres north east of Vung Tau, South Vietnam on 18 August 1966.

The Long Tan Bursary scheme was established to help eligible children of Vietnam veterans meet the cost of post-secondary education. The Long Tan Bursary scheme is funded by the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs. It is one of the scholarships managed by AVCAT.