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International Women's Day Scholarship

In support of International Women's Day, the Port Stephens International Women's Day (IWD) Scholarship Program aims to encourage women in Port Stephens to achieve their goals and to support their valuable contribution to our communities.

Port Stephens Council is offering three (3) scholarships for women aged 16 years and older of $1,000 each. The scholarships are to assist a woman to achieve an important goal and contribute to their community – across arts, culture, environment, business, community, health and/or sport during 2018.

Applications open 10am Wednesday 1 November 2017 and close 5pm Sunday 28 January 2018. The scholarship recipients will be announced on International Women's Day 2018 at the Rotary Club of Salamander Bay's International Women's Day lunch on 8 March 2018.

Scholarship Conditions

To be eligible women must:

  • Be residing in the Port Stephens Local Government Area (LGA);
  • Be aged 16 years or older; and
  • Actively pursue a goal or contribute to the community in 2018.

See full conditions attached to the application form below.

Applications open

About International Women's Day

International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.