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2015 Mayoral Scholarships

2015 Mayoral Scholarships

The Mayoral Academic Scholarships closed on Friday, 27 February 2015. Thank you to all who applied.

Applications have been assessed and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 26 May 2015 at 7.30pm at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre (Cnr Vincent St and Aberdare Rd, Cessnock).  

The Scholarships are aimed at assisting students in reaching their potential and to make meeting the cost of education a little easier. They are open to students from Year 10 through to TAFE and University, providing they are from the Cessnock local government area. Council has 11 scholarships on offer in 2015, each valued at $2,500 for one year. 

Eligibility, selection criteria and application forms are contained below in each of the individual scholarship documents in the table below.

Sponsor Scholarship
Austar Coal Mining Technical Engineering
Cessnock Liquor Accord Hospitality and Tourism
The Rotary Club of Cessnock Building and Associated Trades
Cessnock Leagues Club John Knipe Memorial Incentive
Kurri Kurri Rotary John Clarence Memorial Art
Donaldson Coal Mining
Donaldson Coal Medical and Health
Hunter Resource Recovery Post HSC
Hunter Resource Recovery Undergraduate
Solo Resource Recovery TAFE
Kurri Kurri Retired Mineworkers Club Local Government

For further information on the scholarships please click on the individual scholarships listed above or contact Gina Radford on 02 4993 4210.

2014 Mayoral Scholarships

Congratulations to the 2014 Mayoral Scholarship Recipients!