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Stratford Coal Education Support Fund

Applications are invited from interested persons and businesses for Stratford Coal Education Support Fund financial assistance grants for 2017 in the following categories:

Tertiary Assistance Grants – $2000 per grant. For intending or currently enrolled university applicants who have not previously received a grant.

TAFE Course Benefits – $1000 per benefit. Apprenticeships / Traineeships Subsidies – up to $6000 over three years to assist local businesses to employ an apprentice or trainee.

Criteria: University and TAFE applicants need to have completed six years of their schooling at a Gloucester basin school (Booral to Barrington). For the business subsidies, applicants need to be locally owned or operated businesses.

Note:  All grants, benefits, scholarships and subsidies will be awarded on the basis of the quality of the written application.

Application forms available from Gloucester High School and MidCoast Council’s Gloucester office. For further information contact John Walton (02) 6558 8272.

Applications close on Friday 27 January 2017.


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