Are you commencing university studies in 2018?

Cadia Valley Operations is offering tertiary undergraduate and indigenous scholarships to assist local students in their studies.

Who can apply?
To qualify for a Cadia Valley Operations Tertiary or Indigenous Scholarship you will need to:
·         Live, or have your family home, in the local government areas of Orange, Cabonne or Blayney
·         Apply for full time study in an undergraduate degree
·         Plan to study next year (the scholarship cannot be deferred)
·         Not already be studying at university
·         For the Indigenous scholarship, you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

The scholarship program is open to mining industry related disciplines.  A shortlist of successful applicants will be interviewed by a panel.

By when?
Scholarship applications must be lodged by 30 September 2017.

How much?
Scholarship support will be to a maximum of $9,000/year for the minimum recommended course duration.

Ongoing Support?
Scholarship recipients must maintain satisfactory progress in their chosen course and pass all subjects to receive ongoing scholarship support.

Scholarship recipients will be required to undertake at least one work experience placement or internship in the Cabonne, Blayney or Orange Local Government Area throughout the duration of their degree. Adequate reasons must be provided if this is not possible.

Upon graduation, scholarship recipients are encouraged to return to the Orange, Blayney or Cabonne Shires to work, however, there is no commitment to work in the area or for any particular organisation.

For more information, contact Cadia Valley Operations on 0419 716 875 or email cvo.hr@newcrest.com.au.

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