Kluwell Publications Educational Scholarship
- $10,000 over four years
- 16 February 2018
ATTENTION YEAR 12 STUDENTS!The 2018 Kluwell Educational Scholarship is now open for applications. The Kluwell Educational Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship paid over the duration of study at La Trobe University.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 theywere 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 tobecome 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 burdensthat 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 the first year of the Bachelor of Education (Primary) at La Trobe's Bendigo Campus on a full time basis for the first time in 2018Have completed Year 12 in a regional or rural township (with a population of 65,000 or less)Be able to demonstrate financial hardshipBe intending to teach in a primary setting
You will not be eligible for this scholarship if you are already receiving another scholarship.
Students will receive financial assistance to become primary school teachers in a rural location.
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 PublicationsApplications for 2018 are now open, to apply for this scholarship please complete the application form and return by the closing date.
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