Venture Southland administers the following scholarships on behalf of the Southland District Council:
Southland District Council Centennial Bursary
There are two $2,000 scholarships awarded annually.
Applicants are restricted to those about to commence their first year of tertiary study, including mature students, and must be academically qualified for admission to a tertiary education institution.
Southland District Council ‘Eric Hawkes Memorial” Outward Bound Scholarship
There is one scholarship for those aged 18 – 26 years that covers the Outward Bound course and associated travel costs.
There is also one scholarship for those aged 27 years and over that covers that Outward bound course costs only.
Southland District Council Valmai Robertson Arts Scholarship
There is a contestable fund of up to $2,500 available annually.
Funding is available to applicants wishing to increase their skills through attending courses, workshops, or study in the arts may apply.