Celebrating 20 Years

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AVCAT 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.

We are excited to be celebrating 20 years of AVCAT. Head over to our stories page to read about our successes. Consider applying for a 2024 scholarship to become one of our new success stories.

scholarships awarded since 2003


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

Our Stories

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Angela Redfern – AVCAT Alumni

I am so grateful to have received the Long Tan Bursary and thus been able to pursue a career where I can assist on the very same surgeries that were performed on my father those many years ago in Vietnam....
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Nicci Thatcher – AVCAT Scholar

I live an exciting life, and that wouldn't be possible without the support of my parents. They encourage me to take every possible opportunity. I've been able to spread my wings thanks to their unconditional support. By Nicci Thatcher Nicci...

Ruby Moore – AVCAT Scholar

My goal is to work with children in the education field... I want to help students to reach their potential and set themselves up for a successful future. By Ruby Moore Ruby with her grandfather Ron This year has been...
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