Janet Ross Kelly of Advance Indigenous Business tells us that Yalari is expanding their scholarship program to include boarding schools in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania in 2008.
Yalari Limited is a Gold Coast based, not for profit company committed to the empowerment, motivation and support of indigenous children throughout Australia.
Yalari has a vision of providing and supporting 260 Indigenous students from rural and emote communities access boarding schools throughout Australia and believe that providing programs like this break the cycles of poverty and abuse.
“We believe that by educating a child you ultimately make the world a better place for all.”
Yalari is advising parents/guardians and communities that there are places available for students to apply for a scholarship under the Rosemary Bishop Indigenous Education Scholarship Program in 2008.
Scholarships are open to students willing to start their senior education in year 7 in NSW, VIC and TAS and for students who want to start in year 8 for QLD and SA.
Applications can be accessed on the Yalari website or contact contact Janet Ross Kelly on 07 5570 3162 or mobile 0401 826 172.
Advance Indigenous Business is an Industry Development Initiative supported by the Cairns Region Economic Development Corporation.