Round Two Opens April 24
Continuing on from the successful round one scholarships in the Port Pirie region, round two opens on Friday, April 24. For round two, there has been an extensive expansion of the eligible locations to include the entire Yorke and Mid North region and Barossa.
Around 400 young Australians will be supported to participate in Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs under the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians. The program provides scholarships of up to $5,000 a year to participate in Vocational Education and Training (VET) in targeted occupations identified in growth industries and in-demand occupations. Applicants must reside in one of 10 regional areas experiencing high youth unemployment.
Scholarship recipients will complete a VET course and a 20 day paid Internship. Scholars will receive up to $3000 for paid internship work. Host employers will receive $500 per intern.
Round Two applications close July 24, 2020.
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