Twelve $5,000 scholarships are available for North, Far North and Western Queenslanders to study at TAFE Queensland as part of the Volunteers and Events Training Program.
The scholarships are jointly funded by the Commonwealth and state governments, and are available to people living in communities affected by flooding due to the North, Far North and Western Queensland monsoon trough in January 2019 Applications open from 1 – 30 November 2019.
Recipients can choose to study one of six courses from first semester next year (2020):
|Diploma of Event Management||Diploma of Community Development|
|Diploma of Hospitality Management||Diploma of Business Administration|
|Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management||Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery|
Scholarship applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents, and must live in one of the following 39 local government areas:
Aurukun, Barcoo, Boulia, Burdekin, Burke, Cairns, Carpentaria, Cassowary Coast, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Cook, Croydon, Diamantina, Douglas, Etheridge, Flinders, Hinchinbrook, Hope Vale, Kowanyama, Lockhart River, Longreach,
Mackay, Mareeba, Mapoon, McKinlay, Mornington, Mount Isa, Napranum, Northern Peninsula Area, Palm Island, Pormpuraaw, Richmond, Torres Shire, Torres Strait Island, Townsville, Whitsunday, Winton, Wujal Wujal, Yarrabah.
The scholarships are jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments under Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
More information can be found here.