Transforming lives through education

Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust

AVCAT supports the children & grandchildren of Australian Veterans with the cost of tertiary education. We provide scholarships that help pay for textbooks and expenses and help ease the cost of living. Read more about our successes here.

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AVCAT scholarships and bursaries provide much-needed financial assistance and a pathway to a life with greater possibilities.

Our Stories


Sarah Hughes – AVCAT Scholar

I feel so lucky to be pursuing my passions, and so grateful to AVCAT and Forestville RSL sub-Branch for their support. It means a lot to my mum as a single parent knowing that I am supported and able to...
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Patrick Pickering – AVCAT Scholar

I have loved every minute of university. By Patrick Pickering My name is Patrick Pickering. I am 22 years old and studying law and psychology at the University of Tasmania. Patrick Pickering From a young age, my parents instilled in...

Charli Brand – AVCAT Scholar

When my dad was medically discharged I was selfishly relieved; it meant no threat of moving, and there was no chance of him leaving for months on end – we could be a family again. Charli Brand By Charli Brand...
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