South Eastern Chances - Apply now

Applications are now open for the first round of funding for Connections’ South Eastern Chances Scholarship program.

South Eastern Chances aims to support and unlock the potential of motivated young people who have an obvious talent by providing them with the financial assistance needed to enable them to pursue their dreams.

Scholarships are available up to $1,500 in value.

To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

> Demonstrate low income by possessing a current health care card or be eligible to apply for one;
> Have the support of a parent or guardian if under the age of 16;
> Provide evidence of your talent or passion in a particular area;
> Ensure that your application directly links to your career aspirations; and
> Live in the following local government areas:
       • Bayside
       • Boroondara
       • Cardinia
       • Casey
       • Frankston
       • Glen Eira
       • Greater Dandenong
       • Kingston
       • Knox
       • Manningham
       • Maroondah
       • Monash
       • Mornington Peninsula
       • Stonnington
       • Whitehorse
       • Yarra Ranges


Please ensure each element of the application has been completed before submitting. This includes providing any information which can be used as supporting evidence. This can include letters of support from relevant sources and certificates of your achievements so far.

  • To discuss new or pending applications, please contact Community Relations on 03 8792 8999. To find out more or to apply, click here.
  • To read how South Eastern Chances can change your life, click here