Penrith City Council Early Childhood Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Penrith City Council Early Childhood Scholarship

 Description:  The City of Penrith has been recognised as a Regional City under the NSW State Government’s Metropolitan Strategy helping to ensure Penrith will enjoy the benefits of Sydney’s growth during the next 25 years. Under this regional city status there will be a greater diversity and range of quality jobs, commercial, retail, health, cultural, recreation, entertainment and lifestyle opportunities for the residents of Penrith City. This strong local economy, one that is able to provide for and attract quality jobs, is a key part of the City of Penrith’s sustainability and investment in education is seen as integral to this. Penrith City Council therefore support a number of scholarships at UWS each year. These scholarships support local students pursuing studies in areas of regional significance.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Graduate Entry), Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Education & Training

 Subjects:  Education (early childhood)

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $3,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $3,000 per year for up to 2 years.

 Length:  2 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; receive an offer or be currently enrolled to study full-time in the Bachelor of Education (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5 years/Birth-12) at UWS; hold a Diploma in Children’s Services (or equivalent); have been a resident of the Penrith Local Government Area for at least 12 months prior to applying for this scholarship, and continue to reside within the Penrith Local Government Area for the duration of the scholarship; demonstrate a commitment to the early childhood sector through leadership and community contribution; and be willing to complete a negotiated period of work experience with Penrith City Council.

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Number Per Year:  1


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

 Provider Website:  http://www.uws.edu.au/ (opens in new window)

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