Education Support Fund

*Open for Applications Until 31 January 2022*                

Stratford Coal have established the Stratford Coal Education Support Fund to provide assistance to students within the local area for further education and developing workplace skills and qualifications.

The aim of the Education Support Fund is to assist local students with formal education and training and help provide a pathway towards future employment.

The Education Support Fund has an annual allocation of funding for the following categories:

  • Tertiary Assistance Scholarships

  • TAFE Course & School-based Apprenticeships/Traineeships

  • Local Business subsidies for Apprenticeships/Traineeships

Eligible students are invited to submit applications throughout the year, with applications closing on 31 January of each year.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read the guidelines and ensure all sections of the application form are completed in full.

The application forms include further details regarding information for applicants, eligibility and supporting information requirements.


Application Forms


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Education Support Fund - Tertiary Assistance Scholarship 313kb November 2021
Education Support Fund - Tertiary Assistance Scholarship - prior school leavers 194kb November 2021
Education Support Fund - TAFE/Traineeship Scholarship 341kb

November 2021

Education Support Fund - Subsidies for Local Businesses 223kb November 2021