Phone: 02 6499 2201
Funds available = $5,000
In recognition of the importance of further education, Bega Valley Shire Council will award 5 annual Further Education Scholarships. The Further Educatin Scholarships are available to students aged between 17 and 26 years enrolled in full or part-time, including online study with a University, TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO) (excluding secondary students) and living in the Bega Valley and experiencing financial hardship. The study model will vary and include on campus, online or apprenticeship type study which can involve travelling to other locations outside of the Bega Valley Shire.
The scholarships aim to support the local development of skills and abilities of young people experiencing barriers to higher education. The scholarships also aim to promote both the educational opportunities in the Shire and the far reaching social, environmental and economic benefits.
The Further Education Scholarships (previously named Tertiary Scholarships) provide the Bega Valley Shire Council an opportunity to recognise and support young people living in the Bega Valley Shire who are undertaking further education. Assisting in the development of skills and abilities of local young students can have far reaching economic and social benefits for the Shire. The Scholarships will raise the profile of successful young students and encourage more young people living in the Bega Valley Shire to pursue further education.
In recognition of the importance of further education, Council will award 5 Annual Further Education Scholarships. The Further Education Scholarships are available to students aged 17 to 26 years or under (at time of submitting application), studying full or part-time and living in the Bega Valley. The study model will vary and include on campus, online or apprenticeship type study which can involve travelling to other locations outside of the Bega Valley Shire.
Scholarships being awarded are:
Employment and Learning Opportunities – Outcome 2
To promote further education options for young people in the Bega Valley Shire.
To be eligible for a scholarship the applicants must:
|Assessment Committee Review|
|Advise applicants and complete agreements|
|Activity reports / acquittals||Not required|