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GPC partners with local fishing expert to deliver sustainable fishing clinics for children - Thursday, January 22, 2015
Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has partnered with local fisherman and filmmaker, Johnny Mitchell to deliver a series of children’s fishing clinics aimed at educating the younger generation about our local waterways and sustainable fishing practices. read more ...
GPC supports Rockhampton meal service in its centenary year - Monday, December 22, 2014
This year, GPC celebrated 100 years in the community and to commemorate this important milestone, a special round of funding was established to recognise the contributions of GPC’s customers to the sustainable growth of the business and its ongoing social investment. read more ...
GPC apprentices and trainees recognised for achievements in 2014 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The achievements of GPC apprentices and trainees were recognised at GPC’s annual awards ceremony, held at the Gladstone Campus of Central Queensland University on 10 December.  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.

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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