St Vincent de Paul Grant for Students with Disabilities

If you are living with a disability where technology may assist you with your studies, this grant kindly donated by the St Carthage’s Church Parkville parish congregation provides the purchase of that assistive technology.

Value and duration

The grant is a one-off purchase of assistive technology (excludes computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones). Technology previously purchased for students include ABBYY Finereader, TextHelp Read & Write, Dragon Dictate.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or hold a permanent humanitarian visa. Asylum seekers may be considered
  • be an enrolled student of RMIT University at a Melbourne campus
  • be registered with the Disability Liaison Unit (DLU)
  • be able to demonstrate financial difficulties
  • require assistive technology to aid your studies

How to apply

Students registered with the Disability Liaison Unit will be recommended to apply for this grant.

Key dates

Consult with the DLU for open and close times, these dates will vary each semester/year dependent on the kind donations provided for this grant.

Terms and conditions

Successful students must write a short report for the donor.

Contact

Scholarships Office