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2024 DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARDS

The Apprentice Employment Network & The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia, is again excited to provide 8 x $1000 scholarships through its The Edge Foundation Grants and Scholarships program for 2024.

The Edge Foundation honours the work of the late Judith Wright, poet, environmentalist and campaigner for Aboriginal Land Rights and recipient of the Australian National Living Treasure Award in 1998.

This scholarship commits to recognise and promote the youth training and career work undertaken by Group Training Organisations and the Apprentice Employment Network in each state.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is open to current apprentices and trainees under the age of 21 employed by a Group Training Organisation that is an AEN FULL VOTING MEMBER in that state.

Apprentices or Trainees must be in employment as of 30th June 2024.

8 x $1000 scholarships are available.

The Network will provide one scholarship per Australian State or Territory. If there be no nominations from a state or territory, the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards reserves the right to reallocate the unused funds to another state to issue

The scholarship is to be used for career development. It cannot be used to purchase items unrelated to their apprenticeship or traineeship.

By entering the awards, candidates agree to abide by the decision of the judging panel and submit no appeals against the panel’s decisions.

HOW TO APPLY

VISIT – www.aendukeofed.com.au

Full details and additional information can be found on this page. The nomination form can be found at the bottom of this page.

To make a nomination, APPRENTICES / TRAINEES must submit a 60-second video. (a Field Officer may interview applicants that have a barrier to present on their own).

In the video, the applicants must provide the following information:

  • Who are they, and where are they from?
  • What is their apprenticeship or traineeship?
  • What are their career ambitions?
  • How will a $1000 scholarship help them achieve their career ambitions?

The more information applicants share about themselves, the better the judges understand their story. They can provide a PDF file containing their resume and other supporting documentation with the nomination.

TALENT RELEASE

By entering the awards, the winners agree to their profiles, training details, images and videos to be used for promotional purposes in print and online media by the Apprentice Employment Network, award sponsors and partners.

KEY DATES

Applications Opened:       Friday, 21 June 2024

Applications Close:          Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Winners Announced:        Early August 2024

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

If you are a GTO in multiple states and a full AEN member, then your apprentices or trainees can be nominated from that state.

This scholarship is not associated with the Apprentice Employment Network Awards or similar GTO awards in other states.

For all scholarship enquiries please contact:

Jason Sultana
Executive Officer
Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT
Mobile: 0419 466 584