Vocational Courses


A number of scholarships and financial assistance programs are available to international students who want to study at the Northern Sydney Institute. These include:

TAFE NSW scholarships

For 2017, the Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE NSW is offering the highest number of scholarships to international students to study a diploma or advanced diploma, an associate or bachelor degree. Each scholarship contributes $2,000 towards the tuition fees for a TAFE NSW course.

For more information on how to apply, terms and conditions, and application form, download TAFE NSW Scholarships 2017 pack (pdf 1.3MB).

Intakes Application closing dates
Semester 1, 2017 Thursday, 12 January 2017
Semester 2, 2017 Thursday, 6 July 2017

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

The Australian Government offers Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for TAFE NSW vocational education and training courses at diploma and advanced diploma levels.

Recipients of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships receive financial help with tuition fees and living expenses.

Find out more:

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Australia Awards Scholarships

The Australian Government offers Australia Awards Scholarships which provide financial support for citizens of specific countries to study in Australia. The Northern Sydney Institute currently offers placements to Australia Awards Scholarships students.

Find out more:

Professional and Career Development Loan (UK students)

Students from the United Kingdom can apply to the UK Department for Education and Skills for a Professional and Career Development Loan (CDL).

The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE NSW is a CDL registered provider. When you apply for a loan, quote our registration code 11445.

Find out more:

Visit the Professional and Career Development Loan UK government website.

StudentAid BC (Canadian students)

Canadian students from British Columbia can apply for financial help under the StudentAid BC programs offered at the Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE NSW.

Find out more:

Visit the StudentAid BC website.