MHCC – Scholarships available for Peer Workers in Western Sydney area

The Mental Health Coordinating Council in partnership with the Parramatta Benevolent Society is excited to announce a scholarship opportunity for a fully funded place in the Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work starting in November 2019 in Sydney.

The Parramatta Benevolent Society Scholarship is an opportunity for a person with lived experience as a consumer, or carer of a person with a mental health condition, interested in peer work. The person must be from the Western Sydney area and who otherwise would not have the opportunity or means to complete this qualification. “Alleviating poverty through education”.

This scholarship will include a fully funded place in the qualification and a work placement of 120 hours with Parramatta Mission.

Applications close on 16 September 2019

To be considered for this opportunity please fill out the online form or alternatively answer the following questions and email them to

  • Where do you live?
  • What impact would this scholarship have on your life?
  • Would you study for this course if you were not successful with this scholarship?
  • This scholarship includes a work placement at Parramatta Mission. Parramatta Mission is part of the Uniting Church of Australia and holds the values of faith, inclusion, dignity, grace and hope. Please explain how you align with Parramatta Mission and their values?

For more information contact | 02 9555 8388 ext 129