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Sidepost Women in Trades Scholarship

Female Scholarships

Sidepost is a Melbourne-based Australian company that provides an online and mobile marketplace enabling users to outsource everyday tasks. It is a one-stop shop for all your home improvement needs.

As a home service company that delivers many different trade services, we understand the value of having a skilled tradesperson. We believe that everyone, regardless of their gender identity, should have an opportunity to enter their chosen trade. This is why we’ve set up a scholarship for women who wish to pursue a trade or technical education. In 2022, women make up only a minor percentage of the trades and technical workforce. This is especially prevalent in core industries such as construction, automotive and electrical, where women only account for less than 2% - a percentage that's remained stagnant for over two decades.

Value: $2,000 towards tuition fees, course materials, trade tools and equipment, living expenses, personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools

Number Available: 1

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must:

  • Identify as a female
  • be 18 years or older
  • have a strong interest in pursuing a career in the trades
  • be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to a trade or technical program at an accredited institution.

Further Information:

Application closing date: Monday 31 October 2022