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The Scholarship Award Ceremony celebrates the achievements of our new scholarship awardees and is an opportunity for family, friends and supporters of Western Chances to wish you well on your educational journey.

Date: Wednesday 18 March, 2020.

Start Time: 5:00pm to 5:15pm

Scholarship recipients are requested to arrive between 5.00pm and 5.15pm for a rehearsal. Sandwiches and water will be provided for recipients on arrival. There will also be a presentation by Western Chances alumni and recipients.

Location: Deakin Edge Theatre Federation Square (cnr of Swanston and Flinders Street in Melbourne's CBD).

Cost: Free

End Time: Formal ceremony ends at 7:45pm, event ends at 8:30pm.

Light refreshments will be served after the formal ceremony.  

RSVP: Wednesday 4 March, 2020.

Special Guests: We are delighted to announce the ceremony will be opened by Western Chances Founding Chair, Terry Bracks and MCd by scholarship recipient James Holland. The event will feature Western Chances recipients and alumni in an exhibition of works, a special performance and a presentation.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Places are strictly limited. A maximum of THREE people (including RECIPIENT) are allowed per recipient booking.

When making a booking, please ensure that you complete the recipient details first. You will then need to add the recipient details again as attendee #1, the guest/s will be attendees #2 and #3.

Should you require assistance with registration or have any questions regarding the event, please email Operations Manager Fizz Dakin at felicity.dakin@wh.org.au.

Maximum of 2 guests per recipient. If you would like bring more guests please send us an email and we will be in touch closer to the event if we have any additional seats available.

Please also note that this booking page is for NEW scholarship recipients, their families and friends only.

Guests of recipients will be unable to enter the venue until 6:00pm.

If you are a supporter or nominator, please contact Western Chances for the booking link.


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Major Event Sponsor

Western Chances is delighted to announce Transurban as the major sponsor of the 2020 Scholarship Award Ceremony.

We are very grateful for their support of Western Chances and this event.