Event scholarships are targeting those in rural and regional NSW
The scholarships are targeted for those living in rural and regional NSW and are part of the NSW government’s partnership with Meetings & Events Australia (MEA).
Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the scholarship has received almost 80 applications since opening this February.
“Due to the large volume of high-quality applications, we are offering three Diploma of Event Management scholarships for each of our six destination networks, which is 12 more than we originally intended,” he said.
“It’s clear that people across rural and regional NSW are looking for extra support to expand and develop their skills in event management. I congratulate the 18 scholarship recipients who are already making valuable contributions to their local communities and wish them every success.”
The 18 recipients were selected by a panel, which included representatives from Destination NSW, MEA and the six destination networks.
“We are very excited to welcome these new students to our Event Management course and believe it will provide a great opportunity for them to collaborate with fellow peers and learn more about the development and delivery of events within their destination network,” said MEA chief executive officer Robyn Johnson.