BARCOO SHIRE BURSARY FUNDING

Barcoo Shire Council is committed to providing educational opportunities for residents within the local region. The Barcoo Shire Bursary is about enhancing opportunities for residents and ultimately improving the quality of life for all in the Queensland Outback.

The Bursary program is an initiative of the Barcoo Shire Council. This program promotes the potential of our shire residents, by giving them a unique opportunity to further their education and skills. The program is open to residents of all ages and may be used for study or training in any chosen field.

FUNDING CRITERIA

Be a resident of the Barcoo Shire
Not be a past recipient of a Barcoo Shire Bursary
Apply as an individual (in exceptional circumstances, consideration may be given to joint applications).
Not be a current employee of Barcoo Shire Council. (Family members eligible to apply)

APPLICANTS FOR THE BURSARY WILL BE EVALUATED ON THE BASIS OF:

Potential of the applicant’s training or study to benefit the Shire and/or regionalcommunity.
Personal ability of the applicant to complete the training or study and excel intheir chosen field.
Likelihood of the applicant being able to complete the training or study withoutBarcoo Shire Bursary assistance.
Each applicant needs to specify the length of the course when applying for the Bursary.

Recipients need to notify Council in writing of any changes which may occur during the course for example, deferments of study including the reasons and all associated authorised documentation.

APPLY FOR FUNDING

Please contact Doreen Pitman to obtain application forms.
Phone: (07) 4658 6930
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APPLICATIONS CLOSE DECEMBER 31ST EACH YEAR

For more information, please refer to Council's Shire Bursary Policy.