E.W. STEVENS TRUST
Scholarships provided by the E.W. Stevens Trust help students from regional South Australia who are in difficult financial circumstances continue their studies.
The fund was established in 1988 following a bequest to the-then United Farmers and Stock Owners of SA Inc, from the estate of the late Mr Earnest William Stevens.
Management of the fund was later transferred to the South Australian Farmers’ Federation. Following the dissolution of SAFF, Primary Producers SA is proud to now be the custodian of the Trust.
Requirements to be eligible for the scholarship are:
- Citizenship: Applicants must be either an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.
- Financial hardship: Students who are in, or whose parents or guardians are, either in receipt of or eligible for a means-tested Centrelink benefit; whose family is in receipt of Family Tax Benefit A; a recipient of the Farm Household Allowance; an accepted case managed client of Rural Business Support or they are able to demonstrate unusual or exceptional circumstances that were unforeseen, occurred recently, and impacted negatively on their or their family’s financial circumstances.
- Age: The scholarships are available to secondary students in Years 10, 11, or 12, or tertiary (University/VET) students who are dependents aged between 16 to 25 years.
- Location: When not studying, applicants’ place of residents must be rural, regional or remote South Australia.
- Approved study: Students must be enrolled in fulltime study at a secondary school or tertiary institution (University/TAFE/RTO).
Students may apply to access up to $5000 in scholarship funds per year.
Applications are now open and close on January 12, 2023.
Applicants will be advised of their success (or otherwise) in early February 2023.
How to Apply
Applicants must agree to the Terms & Conditions, fill out the application form and email to EWStevenstrust@ppsa.org.au by January 12, 2023.
Applicants will be ranked on the selection criteria, which includes the completed application form; the written statement which addresses future career goals, a commitment to rural and regional SA and any ties to primary production; approved study choice, academic record and possible interviews.
The decision of the Trust in awarding scholarship funds shall be final.
For more information on the scholarship, including the eligibility criteria, terms & conditions and FAQs please refer to the above.
How to apply:
- Complete this scholarship application form online below or download the form from the above link and email it and any attachments to email@example.com Note: If applicant is under 18 years of age, this form is to be signed by a parent or guardian.
- Submit scholarship application form with copies of your supporting documents (pleasedo NOT send originals)
- You will be notified whether you have been awarded the scholarship when you receiveyour Letter of Offer.
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