How to Apply for a Scholarship

  • Check you are eligible to submit an application and become familiar with the application process.

  • Complete the Application form and submit by the nominated date and time. Late applications will not be accepted.

  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an online group interview. The online interview is a mandatory part of the assessment process.

  • Scholarship applicants will be notified after interviews take place and successful applicants will be emailed enrolment and onboarding information.

Round 5 scholarship applications are now open!
Aapplications close at 11:59pm on Tuesday 18 June.
This round is open to all Queensland residents. 

Do you need assistance to complete the application form or have questions before completing? Give us a call on 07 3555 6850 or email  scholarships@qamh.org.au

Eligibility Criteria

Make sure you are eligible to apply for a Peer Work Scholarship (use checklist below)

  • I am 17 years or older and no longer in school, and I am a resident of Queensland

  • I am an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or a holder of a permanent residence visa, or a migrant, refugee or asylum seeker holding a temporary or bridging visa providing work and/or study rights

  • I have a lived experience of mental health challenges and /or suicidality as a consumer, carer, family member and

    • am employed with a mental health or suicide prevention service provider in a Peer Worker role

    OR

    • wishing to seek employment in a Peer Worker role
  • I can meet the attendance and study requirements to complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work course, including attending an 80-hour work placement.

Choosing a Training Provider

There are a number of Registered Training Organisations (RTO) throughout Queensland offering the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work.

Learn more about the study options available.

Application Dates

2024 Applications Dates

Round 3: APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Scholarship Applications open for people living in Mackay, Charters Towers, Townsville, Mt Isa, Normanton and surrounds


OPEN

Thursday
28 March 2024


CLOSE

Thursday 11 April 2024
Information session - Friday 5 April

Group interviews take place
Monday 22 - Wed 24 April

Award / notify of outcome
Friday 26 April

Scholarships and mentoring online induction
1 May
Round 4: APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED
Scholarship Applications for Round 4 is being extended and we have made 40 more places available to apply for! Applications close at 11:59pm on Monday 6 May. This round is now open to all Queensland residents during this period..


OPEN

Tuesday
16 April 2024


CLOSE

11:59pm Monday 6 May 2024
Information session - Wednesday 24 April

Group interviews take place
Wed 8 - Fri 17 May

Award / notify of outcome
Friday 17 May

Scholarships and mentoring online induction -
Wed 22 May
Round 5:
Scholarship Applications open to all Queensland residents.


OPEN

Tuesday
7 May 2024


CLOSE

Tuesday 18 June 2024
Information sessions - Wednesday 15 and Monday 3 June

Group interviews for TAFE mid year 2024 intake take place Wednesday 29 May - Monday 3 June


All other group interviews take place
Monday 1 - Friday 12 July

Award / notify of outcome for TAFE mid-year 2024 intake is Tuesday 4 June

Award / notification of outcome for all others is Friday 19 July

Scholarships and mentoring online induction for TAFE Queensland mid-year 2024 intake - Wed 5 June

Scholarships and mentoring online induction for all others -
Wednesday 24 July