Scholarships open once again to Vic Park entrepreneurs

Published on 09 June 2022

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For the fifth year in a row, the Town of Victoria Park is offering two scholarships to Curtin University's Ignition training program for aspiring entrepreneurs, academics and corporate innovators. 

The course comprises practical teaching sessions, expert clinics, mentor sessions and experienced advice and support from leading entrepreneurs and innovators designed to help good ideas across the line to becoming successful business ventures. 

The program is aimed at founders of early-stage businesses, as well as anyone with a specific idea for a new or improved product or service, and who has a passion for developing that idea into a real business proposition over one intensive week.

Scholarship applications are judged against the following eligibility criteria:

• A Town of Victoria Park resident who owns and operates a business in the Town of Victoria Park.
• A Town of Victoria Park resident who has an innovative business idea and is looking to start new business in the Town of Victoria Park.
• A Town of Victoria Park business which has a novel idea and wants to expand.
• Willingness to participate in Town of Victoria Park promotional activities and events.
• The novelty of your business/idea/innovation.
• The likelihood of your business sustainability (market potential and uniqueness of your proposal).
• The preparation and action you have taken to progress your business/idea/innovation.

Award of scholarship places will be made by the Town of Victoria Park and the Curtin Ignition team. For full details of the scholarship, click here.

Apply online at: curtin.edu/ignition - closing date is 15 July, 2022.