Further Education Bursary recipients

Vision Australia is proud to help students who are blind or have low vision to achieve their life goals. 

We would like to sincerely thank our supporters for making a difference by sponsoring the Vision Australia Further Education Bursaries. Their generous contributions help to lift the barriers that could otherwise prevent people who are blind or have low vision from following their chosen career paths.

Meet the 2022 Vision Australia Bursary Recipients

2019 Further Education Bursary recipients

Congratulations to all recipients on their outstanding achievements and to the generous supporters who are helping them to achieve their education goals.

New South Wales

Miss Mia Armsworth is studying Bachelor of Fine Arts in RMIT University in Melbourne.  The bursary awarded Mia with MacBook Pro, iPhone X, iPad Pro including smart keyboard, Apple pencil, Magic mouse, smart leather iPad cover and Microsoft Office home and student 2019.

Further Education Bursary

Applications for the 2023 bursary are now closed. Applications for the 2024 bursary are scheduled to open on 1 July 2023. You can register your interest by emailing [email protected]

Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of students who are blind or have low vision.

The bursaries provide adaptive technology to help the students fully participate and succeed in their chosen studies.

Technology funding options

A range of funding options are available to people who are blind or have low vision to access equipment and technology they may not be able to afford. However these often depend on your financial status and where you live.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

There are various options and ways to access technology funding through the NDIS. These can depend on your individual needs and circumstances. Contact us to find out more.