James Beams Scholarship
The James Beams Scholarship aims to give young Deaf and hard of hearing Tasmanians the opportunity to pursue learning and leadership opportunities.
What is the James Beams Scholarship?
The James Beams Scholarship gives young Deaf and hard of hearing Tasmanians the opportunity to further their education, learning and leadership opportunities.
The James Beam Scholarship was established via the request of Mr James Beams of Launceston who died in 1994.
The scholarship aims to support the applicant to learn, develop skills and experience an opportunity that will support them to be a leader in the Tasmanian Deaf community.
To apply for the James Beams Scholarship you must live in Tasmania and be 30 years or younger at the time of submission.
Who can apply for a James Beams Scholarship?
- Applicants must live in Tasmania and have a Tasmanian address
- The intended purpose should support the applicant to learn, develop skills and experience an opportunity that will support them to be a leader in the Tasmanian Deaf Community
- Applicants must be 25 years or younger at the time of the submission
What can the James Beams Scholarship fund?
Funded activities may include assistance in part, full or in-kind to participate in:
- Formal study at TAFE or university
- Professional development for the young persons’ career objectives
- Leadership programs, camps or opportunities
- Attendance at a conference, workshop or seminar; in Australia or abroad
- Additional applications not mentioned here but that are congruent with the goals of the fund and the eligibility criteria will be considered.
When can you apply for a James Beams Scholarship?
The James Beams Scholarship is awarded 4 times a year.
Closing dates each year:
- Round 1 closes January 31
- Round 2 closes April 30
- Round 3 closes July 31
- Round 4 closes October 31
How to apply for the James Beams Scholarship
Download and complete the application form below.
Email your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org