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William R Galvin Memorial Scholarship

If you’ve completed a course in tourism, travel or hospitality in 2018, you’re eligible to apply for the inaugural William R Galvin Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship includes one economy return airfare and $5,000 to use towards further study, training and work placement, in Australia or overseas.

About William R Galvin OAM

The William R Galvin Memorial Scholarship has been established by TAFE NSW, in memory of the late William R Galvin OAM.

A former TAFE NSW teacher, Bill Galvin was a prominent figure in the tourism and hospitality industry, serving in numerous leadership roles throughout the sector.

Bill was instrumental in leading and hospitality industry over recent decades. Bill Galvin was also the CEO of Tourism Training Australia, the President of the Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Institute of Australia and a member of both the Tourism Taskforce and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee.

Throughout his career, Bill remained passionate about training and supporting young people in the industry. In 1997 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to the tourism industry.

Applications close 5 pm, Monday 2 September 2019

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