2015 Young Carer Scholarships

by Antonia

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2015 Young Carer Scholarships   Carers Victoria is proud to present the 2015 Young Carer Scholarship program – generously supported by Rotary Club of Mount Eliza.  Over 105,000 young people in Victoria are believed to have significant care responsibilities. They may support their mother, father, sbling or grandparent at home because of a disability or illness.  Many are at risk of dropping out of school, or have difficulty establishing social networks and participating in activities their peers enjoy.  Carers Victoria’s Young Carer Scholarships give young carers attending secondary school the opportunity to be acknowledged for their contributions to their family and the community, and to participate in school or community based activities that enhance their skills, educational achievement and abilities, or that help them to participate more fully in their community.  Applications open on Monday 23 March 2015 and close on Friday 24 April 2015. Applicants will receive notification regarding the…

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