SMART AND SKILLED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM OPEN
Written on the 3 July 2015 by Kevin ConollyKevin Conolly MP, Member for Riverstone is encouraging eligible young people in the Riverstone electorate to apply for the Smart and Skilled fee free scholarship program which opened on the 1 July.
Mr Conolly said "The program will allow 200,000 disadvantaged young people, aged 15 to 30, who receive benefits such as Newstart Allowance or a Youth Allowance to go to TAFE or other vocational education and training providers without paying fees.""The NSW Government is providing 200,000 free training places over the next four years to help young people gain the skills and qualifications they need to secure a job", said Mr Conolly.
People who meet Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship eligibility criteria (1) can choose from more than 580 qualifications from Certificate I to Certificate IV level, including Apprenticeships and Traineeships, and will be able complete their training without paying a student fee.For more information on Smart and Skilled Fee Free Scholarships, including eligibility, see the 'for students' pages at www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au or contact State Training Services on 1300 772 104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(1) Editors' notes:
Smart and Skilled personal and program eligibility
Smart and Skilled Fee-Free Scholarship eligibility
Smart and Skilled concession fee eligibility
Commonwealth benefits and allowances
Author: Kevin Conolly
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