Scholarships

Whether you are preparing for employment, looking to gain a promotion or thinking about a change in career, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to access quality, affordable training that will enable you to achieve your career goals.

For many Tasmanians, undertaking education or training can be financially challenging, which is why we offer a range of scholarships in partnership with industry, local government and community groups throughout the year.

Scholarship opportunities are added as they become available, so please check back in soon if the scholarship you’re looking for isn’t listed here.

2021 RH Purden and NP Saunders - Metal Industry Tasmania Scholarships

The RH Purden and NP Saunders – Metal Industry Tasmania Scholarship provides three $500 scholarships (one in each region of Tasmania) to TasTAFE apprentices studying Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade and Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade.

The scholarship honours Robert (Bob) Purden, who passed away in 2007, and Nick Saunders who is managing Director of Saunders and Ward steel fabricating and engineering company.

The scholarships are open to TasTAFE apprentices under the age of 21, in their 1st or 2nd year of a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade or a Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade apprenticeship.

The scholarships open 3 May and close 21 July 2021.

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