Purpose of the fund
Through it’s response to COVID-19 the Government has allocated funding to a Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL). The disruptions caused by COVID-19 highlighted the need to support learners to continue to access tertiary education and training. TAFL funds are to be used to build learners’ capacity to access technology-enabled tertiary education and training.
In this context, it means if you are without a device or connectivity (internet) and enrolled in a course that is being delivered wholly or partly online in 2020.
Who can apply?
Currently enrolled domestic students apply (criteria apply).
TAFL eligibility criteria
- Be currently enrolled
- Have no outstanding debt, including that your fees are paid for your current enrolment
- That you are not within the first 3 weeks of your programme start date.
What support can I receive through this fund?
MIT will provide successful applicants laptops on loan and/or support to get you connected to the internet.
How do I apply?
Apply by filling out the TAFL EOI/application form.
Can someone help me to apply?
You can come and see our Student Advisors who can help you with your application.
What is the process once I have applied?
We will assess your application and be in touch within 5 working days with a response.