Student Support Fund

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Give the brightest minds the opportunity to thrive

A university education is a life-changing experience. Right now, though, students are at risk of giving up on their studies because of severe financial hardship. They need help to cover the most basic needs, like food, rent and healthcare.

With help from the Student Support Fund, hardworking students like Ritika can survive their financial crises. They can overcome financial stress and uncertainty, using their talents to make exciting discoveries, solve big problems and have a huge impact on the world.

We’re proud of how the University community has come together to support our students in financial need, however we are still hearing from students who are close to giving up.

Unexpected financial emergencies can happen at any time and can lead students to abandon important opportunities or their studies all together.

This should not be the reality. With the help of our community, we aim to be able to provide every University of Melbourne student in dire and immediate financial hardship with the support they need.

About the Student Support Fund

With your help we can create a long-term opportunity for support through the Student Support Fund. The fund offers immediate assistance to students who need help with essential items such as food, transport, housing, medical or academic costs.

Providing this financial lifeline is more important now than ever before.

Your support could ensure that no eligible student who applies for financial assistance will be turned away.

Give today to provide a profound legacy and ensure that students can realise their potential in the classroom and beyond – regardless of their financial challenges.

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