School-based scholarships

Youth Opportunities scholarships program is aimed at helping past graduates reach their full potential, through assistance towards study goals and future career plans.

Graduates of the Personal Leadership Program, who demonstrate continued effort, and progression toward achieving their goals, can apply for a scholarship of up to $1,000. Scholarships are awarded in three categories; financial aid, career guidance and academic tutoring.

Since its inception in 2017, supporters and donors of Youth Opportunities have made it possible to award $175,000 in scholarships to 137 students. In 2020, the scholarships program will be open to students from every school across South Australia that runs the Personal Leadership Program.

You can support young people, and ensure they have the practical tools to thrive and achieve in their studies. By becoming a scholarship donor, you can help change the future for young people in South Australia. Click here to find out more.

Rounds for the scholarships program are currently closed.

Study Tools Scholarship

Are you a keen design student, wanting to advance your skills, but need help purchasing new design software? Or a VET student, wanting to purchase tools to help complete your course?

The Study Tools Scholarship awards students with up to $1,000 to purchase tools to advance their studies.

Career Mentoring Scholarship

Know what you want to do in life, but not sure how to get there? Through Youth Opportunities Career Mentorship, you will connect with industry leaders, with up to $1,000 worth of mentoring and work experience opportunities. available.

Academic Scholarship

Looking to do an extracurricular course to advance, or support, your study? Apply for an Academic Scholarship! You will receive up to $1,000 towards the tuition costs to attend a course of your choosing. Dream big and apply now!

Adam Scott Foundation University Scholarship

Are you a Personal Leadership Program graduate about to start university? Youth Opportunities has partnered with The Adam Scott Foundation to award one deserving graduate a fully-funded scholarship to attend university!

The recipient can choose to study any undergraduate course at any South Australian university, and will receive full financial support for the duration of their course. Hello no HECS debt!

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I’m so excited to receive this scholarship. This will mean I am able to take a pre-Uni design course I have been dreaming about for a long time!

Scholarship Recipient

Being able to get my provisional license through the scholarships program has improved my ability to be independent, connect with more people, and attend events

Scholarship Recipient

About scholarships

Founded in 2017, Youth Opportunities scholarships program aims to help past Personal Leadership Program graduates reach their full potential by providing financial scholarships of up to $1,000 to further study goals and support future career plans.

Scholarships are awarded in three areas: financial assistance, mentoring and coaching and academic assistance to students who can demonstrate a passion and commitment to achieving their goals.

Our Scholarship Committee

The scholarship committee is responsible for the management and administration of the Youth Opportunities scholarships program. Made up of business and philanthropy leaders, the committee reviews all students applications and awards scholarships based on merit.

School-based scholarship donors

Support young people, and ensure they have the practical tools to thrive and achieve in their studies. Becoming a scholarship donor can help change the future for young people in South Australia.

Peter Marshman OAM and Joan Marshman

Graham Hobbs OAM

Kain Foundation

Wes & Susan Seja

Wyatt Trust Grant

Stephen Hicks

Wyatt Trust Grant

Stephen Hicks

Jan Faehrmann

Mario Corena

EDP Hotels

Karen Farm

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