Veolia Mulwaree Trust Scholarship

Value

$3,000 per year for one year

Eligibility

New or continuing students

Course(s)

Any undergraduate degree

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be commencing study or currently enrolled full-time or part-time in any year of any undergraduate degree at Western Sydney University.
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
  • be from Southern NSW, either currently living in or having grown up in  one of the following LGAs:
    • Wollondilly Shire Council
    • Wingecarribee Shire Council
    • Shoalhaven City Council
    • Oberson Council
    • Goulburn Mulwaree Council
    • Upper Lachlan Shire Council
    • the former Palerang Council area.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their application, academic potential (based on ATAR results or previous work experience) and their ability to meet the criteria.

Veolia Mulwaree Trust

The Veolia Mulwaree Trust manages and distributes funds to not-for-profit community groups and organisations for the benefit of the former Mulwaree Shire Council area, as well as its immediate surrounds. Violia's Woodlawn Eco-Precinct, previously a copper, lead and zinc open cut mine, is now the location of a Mechanical and Biological wind farming and other renewable technologies. In partnership with the Veolia Mulwaree Trust, Veolia is able to give back to the communities we operate in. Through the Trust, Veolia has supported local schools and preschools, sporting facilities, parks and playgrounds, emergency services, charities and community service organisations. The Trust also supports a range of academic and creative arts scholarships annually.

Applications and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel