The 2020 Cr Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship was established for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander councillors and council staff members in NSW to undertake further study, professional development or research. It was setup in recognition of Councillor Pat Dixon’s service in local government and provides assistance to the value of $5000 for one or more scholarship recipients in a calendar year.
Applications for 2020 are now open.
Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander NSW local government councillors or employees are eligible to apply.
Applications for the 2020 scholarship are open via LGNSW’s online application portal. Applicants are required to upload confirmation of Aboriginality and a brief CV as part of the application process.
Applications close at 6pm on 31 March 2020.