What are they?

These awards are to encourage young people to further their studies beyond year 10 and are to the value of $1,000. There are two categories for ATAR and General Education students, including VET and Alternative Education Programs (including TAFE).

Who are they for?

Young people aged 15 – 18 years, currently in year 10 or equivalent and continuing study beyond year 10.

More information

For more info, contact the Youth Projects Officer on 9400 4929 or via the Contact Form.


  • Any student aged between 15 – 18 years studying at an educational institution within the City of Joondalup.

  • The student must be a resident of the City of Joondalup.

  • Students can apply as an individual or be nominated by an educational institution

  • The educational institution must complete the “Confidential Report” for each application

  • The educational institution must complete the “Educational Institution Application"

  • The student is ineligible if they are in receipt of another academic scholarship over the value of $500

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City of Joondalup Youth Award – Tertiary Education

The City of Joondalup Youth Award- Tertiary Education Scholarship is open to second and third year students who wish to have a career in local government and are passionate about their community. The Scholarship is valued at $5000 and also includes the opportunity to complete a paid work placement at the City of Joondalup during their holiday period to gain valuable local government experience.

Important dates

Opens: 9-09-2021 Closes: 23-09-2021

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident;
  • be enrolled in an Undergraduate course relevant to future employment within local government;
  • have and maintain an academic progression status of GREEN;
  • be studying full-time (60 credit points);
  • have completed a minimum of 120 credit points;
  • be 18 to 25 years of age at the time of application;
  • reside in the City of Joondalup catchment area.

The Award includes the opportunity to begin a career in a local government department, by completing a paid work placement with the City of Joondalup for up to twelve (12) weeks.

This placement can be either full time or part time and negotiated with the City to accommodate the recipients study commitments.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words addressing the following;

  • How your course is relevant to a career in local government?
  • Demonstrate your commitment to community.

Selection Process

Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.

Selection will based on:

  • Content of Personal Statement

For more information