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. We have a saying at Western Chances; talent is everywhere - opportunity is not.
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.
All donations are gratefully accepted and donations of $2 or more are fully tax deductible.
Since 2004 we have:
Invested above $5.5 million in scholarships
Assisted over 2845 young people
Awarded more than 6445 new and renewal scholarships
2019 renewal scholarship round NOW OPEN
This round is only open to young people who have previously received a Western Chances scholarship and are eligible to have it renewed.
Round open date: Monday 4 February 2019
Round closing date: Friday 15 March 2019
For further information and to submit your application please go to our scholarships page.