The Chance of a Lifetime
Western Chances believes in the power of education to transform lives and with your support, we can help more young people overcome barriers to success.
About Western Chances
Western Chances believes in the power of education to transform lives. We give young people in Melbourne’s west the chance to fulfil their potential and overcome barriers to success by providing scholarships, opportunity programs and ongoing support.
Our scholarships support talented and motivated students who may not otherwise have an opportunity to pursue their education dreams. Western Chances relies on donations from trusts, foundations, corporations and individuals to provide much needed support to young people in Melbourne's west.
Since 2004 we have:
Invested above $5.3 million in scholarships
Assisted over 2650 young people
Awarded more than 6250 new and renewal scholarships
The 2018 scholarship round for NEW applicants has now closed. Supporting evidence was due by Friday 7 September
Outcomes will be finalised by mid-November. The 2019 round for renewing applicants will open in February 2019.