The Glenelg Shire Council Aboriginal Education Scholarship program aims to encourage Glenelg Shire based Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander residents to study beyond year 12.
Each year Council offers two, individual scholarships for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth between 16-24 to undertake further study at school, university or TAFE.
Two scholarships are available to the value of $3000 each and funds can be used to assist with:
Research shows that only two out of 10 Aboriginal students within the Glenelg Shire are staying at school to complete Year 12 study. These grants are an important catalyst to create change and reverse this trend.
Applications are currently closed, and will reopen in late 2023.
In order to be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant:
Applications will be reviewed by the Glenelg Aboriginal Partnership Group and recommendation will go to Council for endorsement.
For further information please contact:
Phone: (03) 5522 2200