HOUSING NSW YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM NOW OPEN

HOUSING NSW YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM NOW OPEN

20 July 2010

Applications for the Housing NSW Youth Scholarship Program are now open, the Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George said today.

“This scholarship program aims to assist the eligible young people to complete the Higher School Certificate or the TAFE equivalent,” Mr George said.

Mr George said the Housing NSW Youth Scholarship Program is delivered in partnership with the NSW Department of Education and Training, local NSW high schools and TAFE colleges.

“The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $2,000 to be spent on educational related items such as textbooks, course costs or private tuition,” Mr George said.

The criteria for eligibility for the scholarship, the student must be:

“I strongly encourage any student in the Lismore electorate who meet this criteria to put in an application in for the Housing NSW Youth Scholarship 2011,” Mr George said.

Application forms for the Housing NSW Youth Scholarship 2011 are available on the Housing NSW website www.housing.nsw.gov.au or the applicants can come into my electorate office in Lismore or call on (02) 66-213624.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577