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New Apprenticeship Scholarship Program

Program name:New Apprenticeship Scholarship Program
Program open to:Apprentices
Program open date:Training contracts registered after 1 Jan 2020
Program close date:When fully allocated
Program purpose:Increase the number of apprentices and trainees in North West Tasmania
Contact:Grants Administration Officer on (03) 6165 0648 or by email at

The New Apprenticeship Scholarship program (NASP) has been implemented to support eligible apprentices and trainees in north west Tasmania undertake their apprenticeship or traineeship.

The program provides grants of $2 000 for new workers who are over 18yrs old.

The program aims to assist commencing apprentices in north west Tasmania with costs of their apprenticeship or traineeship in the Agriculture, Aquaculture & Forestry, Transport & Logistics and Health & Social Assistance industries.

The scholarships are designed to support apprentices’ and trainees’ participation in approved training connected to their apprenticeship or traineeship, enabling them to pay for student fees, books and materials, transport, child care or other items or services that will assist them to participate.

Applications can be made through Apprenticeship Network Providers at the commencement of the apprenticeship. The Program Guide can be found here. Apprentice application form can be found here. Please email the completed form to