Located in the upper reaches of the Hawkesbury River Valley, Hawkesbury City Council is the largest local government area in the Sydney metropolitan region, covering approximately 2,800 square kilometres. The area is located at the north-western edge of Sydney, with a backdrop of the Greater Blue Mountains.Hawkesbury City Council is commited to promoting and supporting the educational aspirations of the region. The Hawkesbury City Council Scholarship seeks to encourage local young people to pursue further studies at their local University – the UWS Hawkesbury campus.
– Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents. – Applicants must be enrolled full-time in any degree on the UWS Hawkesbury campus. – Applicants must be enrolled full-time in any degree on the UWS Hawkesbury campus. – Applicants must have resided in the Hawkesbury Local Government Area for at least one year prior to commencement of study at UWS. – Applicants must have completed their HSC within two years prior to commencement of study at UWS and be under 20 years of age at the time of their application. – Applicants must have attended a local high school in the Hawkesbury LGA or a selective high school outside of the area. – Applicants must be enthusiastic ambassadors for the Hawkesbury and willing to take an active role in supporting their community through such opportunities as attendance at Council and other events and participation in relevant work experience. – Applicants meeting the above criteria will be assessed and selected based on their academic results.