Cr Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship

The late Cr Pat Dixon was a role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In recognition of her service and achievements in local government, a scholarship has been established for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander councillors and council staff members in NSW to undertake further study, professional development or research.

The scholarship will provide assistance to the value of $5000 for one or more scholarship recipients in a calendar year. 

Eligibility – Only Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander NSW local government councillors or employees are eligible to apply. 

Applications – Applications for the 2019 scholarship are open from 1 February to 31 March 2019 through LGNSW’s online application portal. Applicants are required to upload confirmation of Aboriginality and a brief CV as part of the application process.