Dick Colless Scholarship

Applications are now being invited for the  Dick Colless Memorial Scholarships

2018 Scholarship Guidelines and Application Form 

Four scholarships, up to $2,500 each will be awarded annually to students entering their second and / or subsequent years of study being undertaken at recognised tertiary institutions and TAFE colleges. Scholarships will only be awarded to those who have their principal place of abode within Walgett Shire.

Scholarships will be based on course fees, accommodation requirements and any other special requirements for study including residential course attendance expenses. When awarding scholarships due consideration will be given to the results achieved.

All Applicants must fulfil the following Application Criteria: 

1. Complete the Dick Colless Memorial Scholarship’s application form

2. Provide at least one full year current course transcripts

3. Disclose any funding or scholarships they have previously held or intend to apply for

4. Include an essay explaining the opportunities of living, training and / or developing commercial business opportunities in Walgett Shire. The essay must be no more than 1,000 words

Application close on Monday 2 April 2018 and should be forwarded to admin@walgett.nsw.gov.au or posted to PO Box 31 Walgett NSW 2832. Further information may be obtained by contacting Ms. Bronte Kerr at Council’s Administration Office during normal office hours by phoning 02 6828 6116.