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Transurban Financial Counselling Scholarship




For the past three years, Transurban, operator of the Linkt toll roads in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, generously donated five scholarships each year for existing Salvation Army Officers, employees or volunteers to undertake CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling at Eva Burrows College Vocational Training. This investment reflects its vision to ‘strengthen communities through transport, by supporting a robust financial counselling sector, which it recognises is vital to building financially resilient communities and supporting people experiencing social and financial hardship. 

Thanks to the continued generous support of Transurban, we are excited to announce that this year, five scholarships are available for existing Salvation Army Officers and staff, to undertake CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling at Eva Burrows College Vocational Training. The successful applicant will receive $5,525 AUD to cover the course fees for the CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling through Eva Burrows College.

Am I eligible?

If you answer yes to all the questions below you are eligible to apply for a Transurban Financial Counselling Scholarship.

  • I am an officer, employee or volunteer* of The Salvation Army of Australia.
  • I reside or work in an area** with a recognised issue of tolling debt or tolling debt is an issue I regularly encounter as part of my work.
  • I can demonstrate how the scholarship would have a positive impact on my career or ability to counsel community members.
  • I will make myself available to participate in two case studies whilst completing the Diploma of Financial Counselling, these two interviews each year may be filmed.
  • I can meet the entry requirements of the Diploma of Financial Counselling.
  • I have the capacity to complete my studies within 18-24 months.

Additional Requirements for successful applicants

If you are a successful applicant you will be required to attend an online tolling education briefing session, within six weeks of accepting the scholarship.

How to apply?

Application for the 2022 Transurban Financial Co unselling Scholarship is now closed.