Riverina Nationals’ MP Michael McCormack is encouraging rural and regional students to apply for Government-funded scholarships to assist with their tertiary education costs.
Students are invited to apply for scholarships under the expanded third round of the 58.1 million Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program.
Mr McCormack said eligible students could benefit from up to $18,000 which could go towards the cost of their university or vocational education. “I believe a student’s postcode should not limit their potential,” Mr Mc- Cormack said.
“We know regional students face a number of challenges which their city counterparts take for granted. The Liberal and Nationals in Government is ensuring that every Australian has access to a world-class education,” continued Mr McCormack.
The scholarships cover courses including certificate IV through to a PhD and can offer support to those seeking flexible study arrangements. “I urge and encourage all eligible students throughout the Riverina and Central West to apply,” Mr McCormack said. For more information or to apply, visit www.education.gov.au/rural-and-regionalenterprise-scholarships Applications for the third round close on 14 June 2019.