Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships
People with skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are in high demand.
If you are interested in training in these skills, you may be eligible for a $1,000 Jobs of Tomorrow scholarship under the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled Program
From 2016, the NSW Government is offering 25,000 scholarships over four years to students commencing selected qualifications under Smart and Skilled.
Who is eligible for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship?
To be eligible for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship, you must:
- meet the Smart and Skilled personal eligibility criteria,
- be enrolled in a qualification that is eligible for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship, and
- commence training in the qualification on or after 1 January 2016.
Which qualifications fall under Jobs of Tomorrow?
The NSW Government has selected several courses on the NSW Skills List from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma levels in career areas such as nursing and healthcare, engineering and information and communications technology.
See the list of eligible qualifications at the Training Services NSW websit
How do I apply for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship?
Once you have enrolled, in an eligible qualification and received a Notification of Enrolment from your college of enrolment, you may apply to Services NSW for a scholarship.
Applications are expected to open in late March 2016.
Go to the Service NSW Apply for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship page.
When am I paid my Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship?
A Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship is worth $1000 and is paid in two instalments.
Training Services NSW will pay the first $500 instalment once you have successfully applied and TAFE NSW confirms that you have commenced training.
You will be paid the remaining $500 when TAFE NSW confirms that you have successfully completed the qualification.