Network 10 and Western Sydney University have announced a new scholarship to support a Journalism student at Western Sydney University.
The ‘Network 10 Sandra Sully Journalism Scholarship’, valued at $7,500, will provide support for a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) degree at Western Sydney University. The student will also have the opportunity to undertake a tailored work placement in the Network 10 newsroom.
It is open to students who are commencing study or currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) degree at Western Sydney University.
The scholarship aligns with 10 News First‘s Sandra Sully celebrating 30 years at 10 tomorrow.
Network 10’s head of marketing strategy Jean Jenkins said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Western Sydney University and launching this scholarship with them. This is as much an investment in our audience as it is in the future of journalism.
“Developing deeper relationships with communities is at the heart of Network 10’s marketing strategy and we’re really pleased to be supporting the Western Sydney community in this way.”
Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Barney Glover AO, said, “Western Sydney University has been ranked number one in New South Wales for employer satisfaction, recognising the preparedness of our graduates in entering the workforce with the skills that employers are looking for.
“The Network 10 Sandra Sully Journalism Scholarship is an example of the University working with a leading organisation to provide an enriching, industry-linked educational experience.”
Network 10’s director of news content Ross Dagan said: “The scholarship is a fitting way to acknowledge Sandra Sully’s outstanding contribution to journalism. Having been part of the industry over the past three decades, Sandra is passionate about the future of our profession. Along with Sandra, we’re proud to provide an opportunity for a talented and hardworking student to engage in a media career.”
Sandra Sully said: “My career in journalism has brought me so much joy. I’m truly honoured to have this scholarship launched in my name to support an aspiring journalist to succeed in the field.”
To apply visit at Western Sydney University website.