RH Purden and NP Saunders – Metal Industry Tasmania Scholarship

The RH (Bob) Purden and NP (Nick) Saunders Scholarship acknowledges more than 40 years of leadership and committed service by both men to the metals industry in Tasmania.

In their honour, a Metal Industry Scholarship will be offered to TasTAFE apprentices who are currently working in or who are seeking a start in the metals industry. The value of the scholarship is $500 and will assist recipients with the cost of their course.

Scholarships will be offered in the south, north and north west.


Applicants must be a TasTAFE apprentice.
Be under the age of 21.
Enrolled or commencing study at TasTAFE in the year they apply.
Must be either full-time or part-time.
Must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.


MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade

Applications open 5 June and close 5 July 2019.