Robe Community and Districts Banks' scholarships open

The Robe and Districts Community Bank is again offering scholarships to local district students, in conjunction with local Lions clubs.

Robe Lions Education Award is open to Year 12 students in the Robe postcode area, assisting with tertiary studies in 2019 with two awards of $1000 each. The grants aim to encourage and assist with educational requirements of young people.

To send in a Robe application, the person must be a first-time tertiary student and have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university, college or TAFE, as all study must take place in Australia.

Robe Bank Kingston Lions Education Award is open to Year 12 students in the Kingston postcode area, assisting with tertiary studies in 2019 with one award of $1000.

To send in an application for the Kingston award, the applicant must be a first-time tertiary student and has been offered a full-time place at an Australian university, college or TAFE, with all study needing to be taking place in Australia. The applicant must also be school leaver, while demonstrating challenging/special circumstances (financial and/or social).

Applicants must be an Australian citizen, with their principal place of residence being either Robe or Kingston area.

Robe Bank Lucindale Lions Education Award is open to Year 10 students in the Limestone Coast area, enabling them to study Year 11 at Lucindale Area School in 2019 comprising of two awards of $2000 each.

The applicant needs to be currently studying Year 10 with the intention of study Year 11 at Lucindale Area School, while demonstrating challenging/special circumstances (financial and/or social). They must also be an Australian citizen, with principal place of residence in the Limestone Coast

Applications can be lodged online at https://cia.communityenterprisefoundation.com.au/ then open Scholarship application tab.

The Bendigo Bank’s Community Enterprise Foundation assesses all applications and the Robe Community Bank branch, in conjunction with the appropriate Lions club, makes the final decision.

Applications open Monday October 1, and close Tuesday October 30.

Enquiries to Robe Community Bank, 9 Victoria St, Robe, phone: 8768 1855 or Lyn Schinckel 0428 335 915.