2021 Barry Jarvis Education Scholarships
Dorset Council provides scholarships annually for local community members to further their education. These have been named in honour of the late Mayor Barry Jarvis, who was a strong advocate of education in Dorset.
Barry Jarvis Scottsdale High School Scholarships
These scholarships are intended to assist local students to continue their studies in Year 11 or 12 at Scottsdale High School. It is hoped providing additional financial support will help local students reach their full potential here in Dorset. In 2021, the successful recipients received $500 each towards their education expenses. 8 scholarships were awarded to the following recipients: Nathan Reid-Denman, Emily Bowerman, Emily Hanslow, Ryan Burr, Chloe Singline, Isabella Chatwin, Jacob Doohan and Sophie Smith.
Barry Jarvis Apprenticeship/Traineeship Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist a local community member interested in undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship by providing additional financial support during such training. In 2021, Joshua Larkin is the successful recipient. Joshua completed Year 10 at Scottsdale High School in 2020 and has always been very passionate about cooking and has secured himself an apprenticeship at the Bridport Cafe as a Chef. Joshua will receive $1,000 in financial support.
Barry Jarvis University Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist a local student with expenses associated with studying at (any) university, providing ongoing financial assistance for 3 years of their chosen course. In 2021, Tsegayinesh Midson is the successful recipient. Tsegayinesh is studying a Batchelor of Social Work (with honours) at UTAS Launceston, with the course running for 4 years in duration. Tsegayinesh will receive $3,000 per year for 3 years to assist with her educational expenses.
Barry Jarvis Scholarship
Due to the high standard of applications received, and no applications received for the Agribusiness Scholarship, the Panel decided to award a second University Scholarship. The Panel chose Grace Chatwin as the successful recipient. Grace is studying a Batchelor of Justice Studies at UTAS Launceston, with the course running for 3 years in duration. Grace will receive $3,000 per year for 2 years to assist with her educational expenses.
2021 Scholarship Recipients
L-R: Sophie Smith, Chloe Singline, Ryan Burr, Emily Hanslow, Jacob Doohan, Nathan Reid-Denman with Mayor Greg Howard
Absent: Emily Bowerman, Isabella Chatwin, Joshua Larkin, Tsegayinesh Midson and Grace Chatwin
Dorset Council Community Grants Program
Dorset Council offers three grants to community groups under the Community Grants Program. Depending on the type of project and the funds required, community groups can apply for one of three grants from a total pool of $55,000. Grant funding for 2020/21 has been finalised with Round 1 of the 2021/22 grants opening in July 2021.
The following is a sample Grant Evaluation Form, which successful applicants have to complete within two months of spending their grant funds: Evaluation Form We recommend reviewing this document prior to submitting a Grant Application.
SUBSCRIBE TO RECEIVE GRANT ALERTS: To receive regular information on a range of grants available to community organisations, subscribe to the grant alert email service by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
External Grants and Funding Opportunities:
Check the links below for external grants and funding opportunities that may be relevant to your business, organisation or group.