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Transurban Financial Counselling Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of Transurban, which operates the Linkt toll roads throughout Australia, Officers, staff and volunteers of The Salvation Army can apply for a full scholarship to study the CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling at Eva Burrows College and learn how to provide support and advocacy to assist people in financial difficulty. 

Who can apply?

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** (please see below for areas) 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.
Volunteered for a minimum of three years for The Salvation Army
**VIC: Melbourne, Western suburbs (Werribee, Laverton, Altona North, St Albans, Sunshine, Footscray, Kensington), Northern suburbs, (Broadmeadows, Campbellfield, Meadow Heights, Lalor, Thomastown, Reservoir), South Eastern suburbs, (Springvale, Dandenong, Noble Park, Cranbourne, Frankston, Frankston-North)
QLD: Brisbane, Logan-Ipswich corridor, Toowoomba – West Logan Motorway, Gold Coast-Brisbane-Sunshine Coast
NSW: Sydney, Blacktown and west to mountains (Parramatta, Blue Mountains, Mt Druitt, Penrith, Lethbridge Park, Kingswood), South West (Campbelltown, Cabramatta)

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.

Why apply?

The successful applicant will receive $5,525 AUD to cover the course fees for the Diploma of Financial Counselling through Eva Burrows College.

How do I apply?

Applications close 31st August. Apply here.

For any further information

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To learn how the Transurban Scholarship has helped Kay get to where she wants to go, thanks to the generous support of Transurban, operator of the Linkt toll roads in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, watch this short video.