The two successful recipients of the CMOC-Northparkes Mines 2018 Indigenous Scholarships are Thomas McRae and Peter Lindsay.
Thomas is from Parkes and has been accepted into the University of Newcastle to study a Bachelor of Engineering Honours Electrical and Electronic. Peter is from Tottenham and has been accepted into the University of Wollongong to study a Bachelor of Engineering Honours.
“It’s great to see these scholarships being presented to such outstanding students.
We are proud to welcome Thomas and Peter to our employee pipeline,” said Northparkes Managing Director Jim Fowler.
Thomas, who is currently undertaking work placement at Northparkes during his university holidays, said he was enjoying the opportunity to develop relationships at the mine. Peter is considering doing a Bachelor of Science after completing his Bachelor of Engineering Honours.
The scholarship program awards $5,000 per year to non-technical and $10,000 per year to technical scholarship holders. The recipients also receive a laptop and work placements at Northparkes and throughout Australia.