$3000 Port Stephens Youth Scholarships Open

Charlie Elias, Amy Weston, Jessica Drummond and Principal Paul Baxter.
Charlie Elias, Amy Weston, Jessica Drummond and Principal Paul Baxter.

SOLDIERS Point Marina scholarships are open until 5pm 7 July, 2017.

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A total scholarship pool of $3000 is available and this will be shared between applicants based on the merit of applications submitted.

Applications will close on 7 July.

Applications can be downloaded at www.soldiersptmarina.com.au or can be requested via email to [email protected]

These scholarships are designed to provide funding for further training or tools of trades for young people who may struggle in their first year of study outside the school system.

In 2016 there were seven recipients of the Soldiers point Marina Scholarships from the Port Stephens region.

Amy Weston received $1000 towards a Diploma of Leadership.

Jessica Drummond received $1000 towards an Accounting Course at TAFE.

A further five students from Tomaree High School were awarded scholarships providing essential uniforms for their hospitality training courses.

Darrell Barnett of Soldiers Point Marina said, “I encourage anyone leaving school to apply for these scholarships, we have funded some amazing young people over the years and it is a pleasure to be able to assist them in reaching their goals.”

 

By Marian SAMPSON

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