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RCLDS Further Education Scholarships

Financial Support for the on-going higher education for individuals working in the residential care sector 

The Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy, Further Education Scholarship offers financial support for the on-going higher education of people working in the residential care sector.

Aim of the Scholarship

The aim of The Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy is to continue to support the improvements in residential care service provision, by supporting residential care workers who have a Certificate IV in Child Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and Out of Home Care) or similar to obtain a relevant Diploma or Undergraduate Degree.

Successful applicants will be offered up to $2,000 which is to cover fees and essential books. Funds will be made available upon proof of enrolment.

Selection of Successful Scholars

The decision about who will receive a further education scholarship will be made by a sub-committee of the RCLDS Reference Group. Their decision will be final and no correspondence related to their decision will be entered into.

Successful Scholarship Applicants

The successful applicant must begin their studies in the year of application.

Successful applicants are to ensure holidays are pre-planned and the course is completed in the year the Scholarship has been awarded.

Successful applicants will need to provide permission for their names to be published to the sector, which may include attendance at Resi Rocks for an official presentation, including photos.


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