Time running out to apply for scholarships

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Rural and regional students contemplating a career in the naval shipbuilding industry are being encouraged to apply for scholarships in a range of fields, valued up to $18,000 before they close on Friday.


The scholarships support students undertaking study at university or at a vocational education and training provider for six months full time or up to eight years part time.


It applies for courses held on campus or online.


The Naval Shipbuilding College’s Mark Scott said students were becoming increasingly aware of the rewarding career opportunities available in the naval shipbuilding industry.


“There is enormous scope for people to secure jobs in Australia’s fast-growing naval shipbuilding industry,” he said.


“Scholarships can provide a helping hand to cover some of the costs associated with studying for a career in naval shipbuilding, such as engineering.


“The number of candidates on the Naval Shipbuilding College Workforce Register continues to grow, reinforcing the popularity of securing a rewarding and challenging career in this industry.


“It’s a very simple and quick process to join the workforce register at www.navalshipbuildingcollege.com.au.’’


The Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training scholarships are available for courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Health or Agriculture with a qualification level of: Certificate IV; Diploma; Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; Bachelor Degree; Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; Master Degree or a Doctoral Degree.


For more information on the scholarships visit www.qtac.edu.au/scholarships or call 1800 290 979.

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