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City of Joondalup Youth Award - Tertiary Education

The City of Joondalup Youth Award - Tertiary Education is open to under 25 year old 2nd year students, who live within the City of Joondalup boundaries and are studying a relevant course to future employment within local government. The Award intends to help lessen the student debt by providing funds to assist with course fees as well as offer practical work experience.

The Award includes the opportunity to begin a career in a local government department, by completing a paid work placement with the City of Joondalup for up to twelve (12) weeks.

Application opening date: 30 November 2015
Application closing date: 11 March 2016
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $5000
$2500 in semester one and two following the semester census date
Tuition fee credit

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 to 25 years of age at the time of application
  • reside in the City of Joondalup catchment area
  • be studying a course relevant to future employment within local government
  • be enrolled in the 2nd year of their current course
  • Current students are expected to have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook)


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study:

  • Undergraduate bachelor courses

Year of study:

  • 2nd year

Study mode:

  • Full-time on-campus

Applicant information:

Applicants will be required to provide a descriptive statement (1000 words approx) outlining:

  • What your career aspirations are
  • What your perception on the role of local government is
  • What you would like to achieve out of your placement with the City of Joondalup
  • Which City of Joondalup Business Unit you feel best fits with your course and why

And attach the following to their application:

  • Letter of support from a lecturer, tutor, or course coordinator
  • Copy of resume

More information:

Contact the Scholarships Office

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