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Provan and Rosenberg Families Carpentry, Joinery, Cabinet Making Scholarship

The Provan and Rosenberg Families, Provans Timber and Hardware, Annual Scholarships for Carpentry, Joinery and/or Cabinet Making

Status Application Dates Value
Open

Open: 18 July 2023

Close: 22 October 2023

$1,815

Audience

This scholarship is for students enrolled in or new students enrolling in:

Scholarship Format / Structure

Funding is designed to support the student during study for items such as:

  • Tuition & material fees OR
  • Tools and equipment

Scholarship finance can be paid to complete new enrolments, back paid to reimburse completed enrolments (2022 enrolments only) or paid as a personal cheque.

Number of Scholarships Available

Up to three

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship you are enrolled or enrolling in a government-funded Melbourne Polytechnic Certificate III in Cabinet Making MSF31113, Certificate III in Joinery CPC31920, or Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30220.

Selection Criteria

  1. Outline your background and personal circumstances, past work experience, schooling and what is attracting you to a career in carpentry & timber trades.
  2. Describe what this scholarship would mean to you.
  3. Applications should be supported by a personal and/or professional reference.
  4. Any documentation to support the eligibility criteria.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete the application form (pdf) and email to scholarships@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au with any additional supporting documentation
  2. OPTIONAL: Video file or audio file (please complete personal information page of application form if addressing selection criteria in video or audio format).

Sponsor

Provans Timber and Hardware Logo

The families behind Melbourne’s Provans Timber and Hardware, have pledged the generous donation of an annual award and scholarships to give back to the city’s trade industry which has long supported them. The Provan family initiated the idea in memory of their family ancestor, David Provan, a founding member of the Committee of the Collingwood Technical School, now known as Melbourne Polytechnic.

David Provan, great grandson of the founder David Provan, is proud of the legacy his family has built. He commented: “My great-grandfather was a hard-working family-oriented person with strong values and an absolute commitment to his staff and the local community".

The first scholarships will be granted in 2021, highlighting the importance of trades to Melbourne and encouraging prospective students to undertake courses in carpentry, joinery and cabinet making.

This scholarship has been developed with the intention of increasing diversity in construction trades including attracting women into timber trades.

Melbourne Polytechnic include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. Melbourne Polytechnic encourages Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this scholarship.

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Application Instructions

  1. Complete the application form (pdf) and email to scholarships@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au with any additional supporting documentation
  2. OPTIONAL: Video file or audio file (please complete personal information page of application form if addressing selection criteria in video or audio format).
The career development and practical physical skill development that I’ve had through my studies has helped sculpt the person I've become.
Karl Russell
Cabinet Making (Furniture Making) Graduate
Image of student carl practising wood work