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Australian Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow Scholarships Program

Author: Disabled World : Contact: www.disabled-world.com

Published: 2020-04-27

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Australians will be supported to participate in vocational education and training programs through Scholarships Program - Young Australians Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow.

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Under the Australian Governments $585 million Skills Package, Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow, around 400 young Australians will be supported to participate in vocational education and training (VET) programs through the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians (the Program).

The Program provides scholarships to successful applicants of up to $5,000 a year to undertake an Approved Course of Study in one of 10 regional areas experiencing high youth unemployment. The scholarships target occupations identified in projected growth industries and in-demand occupations within each region.

Scholarship recipients will also complete a 20 business day paid internship, for which they will receive an additional $3,000. Host employers will receive $500 per intern.

The Program will be delivered in 10 regional areas by Busy at Work in the following locations:

The first Scholarship Application Round will be opening soon for applicants who are:

Round 2 opens 24 April 2020 and closes at 5:00pm 24 July 2020

Priority is given to individuals who have recently exited from the Australian Defence Force (ADF), and young people who are Indigenous, have a disability or are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Questions regarding the second application round should be sent to BUSY At Work no later than 23 July 2020.

If you have any questions regarding the second application round contact BUSY At Work on 13 BUSY (13 28 79), or scholarships@busyatwork.com.au

More information about the Program, including eligible occupations and how to apply for a scholarship, can be found on the Busy at Work website - www.busyatwork.com.au/scholarship-program-for-young-australians/

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