Launched in 2004 by the Mayor's Sporting Fund Sub-committee, the Wayne Richards Sporting Scholarship was established as a tribute to the late former Mayor, Wayne Richards who was instrumental in the formation of the Mayor's Sporting Fund in 1999 and a passionate supporter of youth and sport in the Port Macquarie-Hastings region.
The annual $4,000 scholarship is designed to provide substantial financial assistance to a Port Macquarie-Hastings based athlete to pursue their sporting goals.
Upon the announcement of the successful recipient, the athlete receives $1,000. This is followed by three subsequent payments of $1000.
Online applications for the 2018 Wayne Richards Sporting Scholarship will open Monday 19 March. Applications close on 30 September 2018.
All finalists will be invited to attend a Port Macquarie Hastings Sports Awards presentation breakfast to be held at Panthers, Port Macquarie, on Friday 26 October 2018, where the recipient of the 2018 scholarship will be announced.
For enquiries, please phone Jenny Mead on 6581 8111 or email.
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This page was last updated on: 03 May 2018