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Local Batemans Bay high school student receives Harding Miller Education Scholarship



Above: Local Batemans Bay High School Year 9 student Kayhlia Burch

Local Batemans Bay Year 9 students received the Harding Miller Education Foundation’s 4-year academic scholarship at Public Education Foundation annual awards ceremony in Sydney Local Batemans Bay High School Year 9 student Kayhlia Burch has been awarded with a 4-year Harding Miller Education Foundation academic scholarship at the annual Public Education Foundation’s awards night at Sydney Town Hall.

Hundreds of high school students applied for the scholarships and Kayhlia was selected as one of the 85 winners for 2019.

“I genuinely support Kayhlia in this endeavour of the Harding Miller Education Scholarship and know her to be of genuine and responsible character. She always attempts to excel in her academic pursuits admirable and with quiet optimism,” says Caroline Preston, Batemans Bay High School Principal.

The Harding Miller Education Foundation is focused on supporting hardworking and high academic achieving young women. The scholarship program provides scholarship winners with valuable tools and support to help optimise academic success and achieve their career aspirations.

Scholarship recipients receive new laptops, high speed internet, face-to-face and online tutoring, subject and career guidance, mentoring and financial support to help cover the costs of uniforms, books and school expenses

The 4-year scholarships are awarded to students in Year 9 through to Year 12 with each scholar required to show accountability and commitment throughout the program.

Four years of scholarship support is valued at over $20,000.

Cara Varian, Executive Director at the Harding Miller Education Foundation says Kayhlia was very deserving of the scholarship.

“We are so pleased to announce Kayhlia as one of the scholarship recipients for 2019. At the Harding Miller Education Foundation, we are focused on providing talented, hardworking and high achieving young Australian women with tools, resources and support to help them reach their full potential. Kayhlia is well deserving of the scholarship and we are sure it will help her to achieve success in coming years and put her in a position to fulfil her tertiary education and career aspirations after school,” says Cara Varian, Executive Director at Harding Miller Education Foundation.

Since its launch in 2015 the Harding Miller Education Foundation has supported 293 scholarship recipients.

To find out more information, get involved or support the Harding Miller Education Foundation visit http://www.hardingmillereducationfoundation.org.au

About the Harding Miller Foundation

The Harding Miller Foundation was founded by Kim Harding and Irene Miller in 2012. The Foundation funds projects that support women, education, the arts and the environment. Currently, the Foundation primarily invests in projects in Australia that improve the educational opportunities and achievement of girls and women. The Harding Miller Foundation also funds the Harding Miller Education Foundation Scholarship Program which provides the tools and support to lift the educational achievements and career aspirations of girls with high academic potential who are facing hardship. The value of the 4 years of support is up to $20,000 and includes new laptops, high speed internet, face-to-face and online tutoring, subject and career guidance, mentoring, enrichment opportunities and financial support to help cover the costs of uniforms, books and school expenses. Since its launch in 2015 the Harding Miller Education Foundation has supported over 350 scholarship recipients.

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