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Netflow-Western Chances partnership supporting talented young people in Melbourne’s west

Netflow-Western Chances partnership supporting talented young people in Melbourne’s west

Mon, 15th April 2019
Western Chances and Netflow have announced a 23-year partnership to assist talented and motivated young people in Melbourne’s western suburbs to fulfil their potential.

Western Chances provides merit-based scholarships, opportunity programs and ongoing support to talented and motivated young people in Melbourne’s west whose financial, social or cultural circumstances prevent them from completing their education.

Netflow is contracted by the Victorian Government to deliver the $1.8 billion Western Roads Upgrade public-private partnership that includes priority road upgrades and more than 260 kilometres of road rehabilitation and maintenance across Melbourne’s west for 23 years.

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Western Chances Scholarship Award Ceremony 2019 - Event Wrap Up

Western Chances Scholarship Award Ceremony 2019 - Event Wrap Up

Tue, 2nd April 2019
Oh what a night! The 2019 Western Chances Scholarship Award Ceremony held at Deakin Edge in Federation Square was magnificent. It was fabulous to celebrate our newest recipients and present them with their certificates in front of a full house of family, friends, nominators and Western Chances supporters.
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Great results for Western Chances Year 12 students

Great results for Western Chances Year 12 students

Wed, 6th March 2019
Western Chances would like to extend big congratulations to the 132 scholarship recipients who undertook Year 12 in 2018.

We are excited to share with you the great news that 99% of Year 12 Western Chances scholarship recipients completed VCE or equivalent last year. 28% of these talented and motivated young people also achieved a study score of 40+ in one or more subjects, placing them in the top 9% of students in the state for these subjects.

Please read below about where to next for our Year 12 graduates.
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Scholarship recipient responds to One Young World call to action

Scholarship recipient responds to One Young World call to action

Wed, 6th March 2019
Grateful for new opportunities, Winta Eyob’s dream is to help others from marginalised communities become the best version of themselves. Becoming a One Young World ambassador gave Winta the skills, knowledge and motivation to activate and encourage young people in her community.
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Nominator spotlight: A champion for enterprising young students

Nominator spotlight: A champion for enterprising young students

Tue, 5th March 2019
An educator and careers practitioner, Brendan Taig enjoys facilitating opportunities for bright young students to achieve their potential in their studies.
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