Call for local students to apply for new skills scholarships
Posted on Monday, 16 October, 2017
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey is
calling on students in Grey to apply for new scholarships being offered by the
Turnbull Government. The scholarships allow students to take advantage of
opportunities in growing or emerging local industries.
is a range of industries across our state where people may be interested in
pursuing job opportunities but don’t necessarily have the right skills,” he
welcome these opportunities for regional students and encourage people to look
into this great opportunity in areas like defence industry, advanced
manufacturing and health services.
scholarships will support students at any level from a Certificate III through
to a PhD. Critically; the scholarships include a component of work based
learning, helping to ensure students are truly job ready when they complete
you live in the Grey Electorate I urge you to visit www.commonwealth-scholarships-sa.com.au to find out
how you can benefit from these scholarships.” Mr Ramsey said
Minister for Education and Training, Simon
Birmingham, said these
scholarships offer practical support to take advantage of industries where
there are growth opportunities and skill needs like the $89 billion continuous
naval shipbuilding program.
those programs scale up they’re hunting for skilled local workers. These
scholarships will help South Australians to up-skill or, in some cases, to
The Commonwealth Scholarships Program for
South Australia will offer scholarships to students participating in an
approved program of study in one of the following priority industries in the
Defence Industry (including naval
Advanced manufacturing, health
services and medical research, wine and food, resources and energy, tourism and
hospitality. Applications will also be accepted from students who intend to
study in a field that is relevant to, and are currently employed by, businesses
with innovative practices that result in economic growth.
Australian State-based skills needs. Any occupation listed on the
Australian Government Department of Employment’s Skills Shortage List for
South Australia will be eligible
information about the Commonwealth Scholarships Program for South Australia,
including eligibility criteria, can be found in the Program Guidelines at www.commonwealth-scholarships-sa.com.au and applications
close on 25 October 2017.
Mr Ramsey media contact: Leonie
Lloyd-Smith 08 8633 1744