Kluwell Education Scholarship
- $10,000 over four years
- Deadline: February 16, 2018
This is a great opportunity for year 12 students. The 2018 Kluwell Publications Educational Scholarship is now open for applications.Kluwell Publications has committed to funding five scholarships worth $10,000 to students studying a Bachelor of Education at La Trobe University–Bendigo Campus, and who aspire to teach at a primary school.Kluwell Publications, based in Bendigo, is an Australian Company formed in 1998. Kluwell Publications publish and distribute quality, innovative educational products which have been developed and endorsed by teachers, students and parents.The original directors of Kluwell Publications, Stan Kluzek and Andrew Coldwell, were from regional/rural areas when they were awarded government studentships to attend teachers college. Students now have to fund themselves to attend university, and regional youth do not have the education opportunities of their urban counterparts.As firstly teachers, then directors of our company, Stan and Andrew felt it was appropriate to assist students who wished to become primary school teachers, and who came from rural areas. Says Stan Kluzek: “Kluwell hopes that our scholarships and bursaries will go partially to lessening the financial burdens that go hand in hand with the cost of regional education, the tyranny of distance and finding suitable accommodation. That is, we hope to increase opportunities for success.”
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:• be intending to enrol in 2018, for the first time, in the first year of the Bachelor of Education (Primary) at La Trobe’s Bendigo Campus on a full-time basis• have completed Year 12 in a regional or rural township (with a population of 65,000 or less)• be able to demonstrate financial hardship• be intending to teach in a rural primary settingYou will not be eligible for this scholarship if you are already receiving another scholarship.
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Payments will be made in installments as follows:
First Year $4000Second Year $3000Third Year $2000Fourth Year $1000
Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:application form addressing the eligibility criteria and including a personal statement detailing career goals and ambitions and financial situationdemonstrated financial disadvantageinterview with La Trobe University where requiredendorsement of the applicants by Kluwell PublicationsPlease attach a copy of your Year 12 results to your application.
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