Details about Western Australian Government Scholarships For Women
Western Australian Government Scholarships For Women is offered for Training & Short courses degree in the field of Construction, Creative and Leisure Industries, Electrical Utilities and Public Administration, Engineering and Automotive, Financial, Administrative and Professional Services, Food, Fibre and Timber Industries, Logistics and Resources. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2015. This scholarship is provided by Australian government and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, $1000 to $3000 . This scholarship is open for: Open to Australian citizens.
The State Government is encouraging women to take up non-traditional industries and trades and occupations where women currently make up less than 25 per cent of the total workforce. Up to 400 scholarships – over four years – to the value of $3 000 each, will be available to women over the age of 18 who have left school and who undertake training at Certificate III level or above in eligible qualifications. This scholarship program is a joint initiative of the Department of Training and Workforce Development, the Department of Local Government and Communities and the Construction Training Fund. Scholarships are available to women and employers planning to train in more than 170 eligible qualifications, linked to non-traditional occupations.
Eligibility: Women, and employers of eligible women, are encouraged to apply. Individuals apply for an ‘Expanding career options for women’ scholarship you must be:
- A woman who is 18 years or older and have left school.
- A Western Australian resident and either an Australian citizen; permanent resident or holder of Visa subclass 309, 310, 820, 826 or 851; or dependent or spouse of the primary holder of a visa subclass 457.
- Planning to undertake an eligible qualification with an approved training provider.
- Planning to commence the qualification between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.
- Not receiving another scholarship for your course of study.
Employers of an eligible applicant applying for the $2 000 incentive payment need to be either:
- Offering an apprenticeship or traineeship to a woman who has been awarded a scholarship.
- Planning to offer an apprenticeship or traineeship in an eligible trade/industry qualification to a woman who meets the eligibility criteria. The apprentice or trainee must also enroll with an approved publicly funded training provider.
Scholarship cover: For institutional training, $3 000 will be available for women planning to undertake a publicly funded institutional training course in an approved qualification. For apprenticeships and traineeships, $1 000 will be available for women planning to undertake an approved apprenticeship or traineeship; and their employers will receive a $2 000 incentive payment. These scholarships can be used to help with costs associated with training, including student fees, learning resources, mentoring, coaching, tools, equipment, accommodation, transport and childcare fees.