TALENT TODAY - TALENT TOMORROW
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Sea Hill Lighthouse to call East Shores precinct home - Friday, July 18, 2014
The project that will transform the waterfront at Auckland Inlet has reached an exciting stage with the recent relocation of artefacts from Gladstone’s Maritime Museum to their new home at the East Shores - Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct. read more ...
GPC donates $50,000 to community wellbeing projects in CQ - Tuesday, July 08, 2014
GPC has awarded donations totalling $50,000 to worthy community groups in Central Queensland through its Centenary Donation Program. read more ...
A winning partnership for Gladstone's favourite FunD run - Friday, June 20, 2014
Gladstone Ports Corporation is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Gladstone Festivals and Events, who will act in the role of event coordinators for this year’s Botanic to Bridge FunD Run. read more ...

GPC’s Port of Gladstone and Port Alma are at Maritime Security Level 1

Talent Today - Talent Tomorrow Scholarship

As part of our Reconciliation Action Plan we are providing a scholarship to help facilitate increased opportunities for members of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Australian South Sea Islander communities in the Gladstone Region.

The scholarship provides financial support for up to a three year period to one successful candidate who is enrolled in an undergraduate program of studies. Both beginning and continuing students are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship recipients will receive a payment of $3,500 on the successful completion of each semester, for a total of $7,000 annually, for up to three years.

Vacation work
Recipients whose area of study aligns with GPC’s areas of business such as Engineering, Environmental Science, Business, Finance, Human Resources or Community Relations may also apply to be considered for a six week paid vacation placement each year during the life of their scholarship.

Eligibility
Talent Today - Talent Tomorrow Scholarship applicants must:

  • be enrolled at an approved Australian university at HECS census date
  • be enrolled in either a part-time or full-time undergraduate academic program
  • provide evidence that they belong to either the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Australian South Sea Islander community
  • provide evidence that they or their parents reside in the specified postcode areas of 4680, 4677, 4694, 4695

How to apply
Applications for 2014 have closed.

Applicants must complete an online application form and provide a 500 word statement demonstrating:

  • how this scholarship will assist you in your studies
  • your involvement in community and connection to culture to date
  • some key achievements
  • your career aspirations for the future

Applicants should also include two referees, one personal and one professional, and any additional relevant documentation or evidence that will support the application.

More information
For more information on this program please contact our Community Relations Officer - Indigenous Affairs, Lee-ann Dudley, on 07 4976 1649.

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