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Beyond the Look

By Caley Miles From the age of 15 I knew that the film and television industry was one I wanted to be a part of. When I was much younger it was the idea of the Oscars, and all the beautiful attire that comes with the event. Then as I grew older it was the…

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Creative Control

By Annalise Walker Both my parents work in creative industries, so it’s no surprise that I turned out the same. Growing up I was constantly surrounded by my Dad’s passion for video and my Mum’s love for sewing and photography, which I also relish. I like to dip my toes in all things creative, and…

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Emily’s Inspiration

By Emily Thompson-Young My father was in the army, and is incapacitated due to knee injuries sustained throughout his career. I grew up watching Dad attend many physiotherapy sessions to maintain his leg strength. This ensured he could continue walking for as long as possible. Dad is very independent and committed to his treatments, knowing…

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2020 Scholarships

All scholarship applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of February 2020.

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season, and a wonderful New Year. Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain. Happy Christmas from all of us here at Team AVCAT.   The AVCAT office closes midday Friday 20 December 2019, and reopens Monday 6 January 2020.

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Testimonials

“My bursary has proven to be of invaluable assistance to me during these times. I truly cannot express how much it helps to have that little bit more to rely on”

– Susie Benton,
Long Tan Bursary recipient

"This bursary meant a lot to me. It wasn't just the financial assistance but knowing someone cared and was sharing the journey.

I wanted to complete my degree here in Townsville so that I could be close to my father and he could continue to be a part of our lives. Dad has been the major role model in the lives of my three children. He is a good and stable influence. Thank you so much for your support.

- Wilhelmina Rawling 

Long Tan Bursary Recipients

"Thank you for absolutely everything. For being the reason I could afford to print lecture slides for every class, park at uni, purchase the latest textbooks for reference and for being the reason I could visit my family during holidays.

They say that it is the little things that count and this could not be more true. By being provided the scholarship, I was able to complete two university degrees with a high distinction average, receive an award for academic excellence, gain practical industry experience, and remain sane in the meantime. TPI NSW, thank you!"

- Lyndell Dewar

TPI NSW Scholarship Recipient

The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of     Australian ex-service men and women to a better future through tertiary education. Through the generous support of the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs, ex-service organisations, corporate sponsors and private donors, we provide scholarships which assist recipients to obtain the tertiary qualification they need for their chosen career.

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Applications for 2021 Scholarships will open on August 18 and close on October 31 at 5 pm AEDT.

Register your interest in applying through the Scholarships page.

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Our scholarships help empower young people to reach their potential.

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