Mason Family Trust Grants
​Bendigo TAFE, in conjunction with the Mason Family Trust, is offering funding to support students. These grants were established from a donation by the Mason Family Trust, of which Sandhurst Trustees Limited is the trustee.

Eligible study area

The Arts Excellence and Creative Writing Awards are funded by the Mason Family Trust. Students are shortlisted for the awards based on their work and merit, as part of Bendigo TAFE’s commitment to acknowledge excellence among our student body.
We aim to raise the aspirations and participation in further arts and writing programs of students who have shown dedication and strong improvement throughout the year combined with academic merit. Students are nominated for the awards by experienced and professional academic staff.

First prize is $2,000
Second prize $1,500
Third prize $500

Key selection criteria

  • Applicants will need to detail their intent, desire and plans to study in the area of the arts.
  • Applicants will need to detail how the financial assistance will help them further their studies.
  • Applicants will need to detail how any equipment/materials purchased will support their studies.
  • Previous awardees are ineligible.  

Application opening soon

Further information

Read more about student awards at Bendigo TAFE

Contact the Scholarships Officer on 13TAFE or email 


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