Applications are now open for the 2023 Northparkes Mines Indigenous Scholarships. Successful recipients receive $10,000 in funding each year of their university studies and are provided with a laptop at the commencement of their studies. 

On top of this, students receive constant support through their studies and paid work placement opportunities in uni holidays to ensure scholarship holders can attend, enjoy and eventually obtain employment in their chosen field.

Indigenous students aged 30 or under who have obtained entry into a university degree are eligible to apply. This scholarship is open to both technical and non-technical degrees. 

Examples of non-technical careers include;
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Health/Safety/Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Accounting
  • Environmental Science
  • Human Resources/Training
  • Social Work
  • Communications
  • Business
  • Teaching

Examples of technical careers;
  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Geoscience
This is not a complete list, if your degree isn't listed here please still apply.  
If you would like more information on the scholarships and if you are eligible please call Northparkes Mines Human Resource Advisor - Jessica Rhodes on 02 6861 3046 or email
We will be at the following locations on Monday, 14 November if you need a hand filling out your application, access to a laptop to complete the survey, or would like some advice on interview skills: 
9AM to 10AM Parkes & District Neighbourhood & Community Information Centre
80 Currajong St, Parkes NSW 2870
1PM to 2PM Peak Hill Neighbourhood Central 
87 Caswell Street, Peak Hill NSW 2869

Applications close Saturday, 31 December 2022, please complete this survey to apply.