Local students can now apply for a Singleton Mayoral Scholarship

Local students are encouraged to apply for a share in $14,000 worth of scholarships with the 2017 Singleton Mayoral Scholarship Program.

Singleton Council has teamed up with Hunter Resource Recovery, Coal & Allied, Blackwoods, Yancoal and Hunter TAFE to deliver this year’s program.

Students can now apply for one of four scholarships of $2,000 each for long term study, or 12 scholarships of $500 each for short courses.

Each to be awarded to residents of the Singleton Local Government Area who are studying, or intending to enroll in 2017.

The scholarship categories are:

  • Major scholarship of $2000 for University- for a student studying undergraduate, postgraduate, masters and doctorate; Vocational- for a student currently completing vocational study in any discipline,  Apprenticeship- for a student currently completing a trade or traineeship, High School-for a student in year 11 or year 12 in 2017;
  • Minor scholarships of $500 for Hospitality- for a student attending a short course in a hospitality discipline. retail - for a student attending a short course in a retail trade discipline. community service- for a student attending a short course in a community service discipline, e.g: youth work, aged care, Agriculture -for a student attending a short course in agriculture

The 2017 Mayoral Scholarship Program is now open for applications at www.singleton.nsw.gov.au/scholarship. Applications will close on Friday,  March 31 2017.