Northern Beaches Council Event Management Scholarship

Applications Closed 5 February 2021

The Northern Beaches Council are a long term, valued partner of the ICMS Professional Scholarship Program.


The Northern Beaches Council Event Management Scholarship has an exciting opportunity for event management students (and business management students specialising in events) to gain invaluable experience working on key international events such as the Australian Open of Surfing, Manly Food and Wine Festival, Manly Jazz Festival, Australian citizenship ceremonies and other major events. Working as part of a dedicated events team you will develop, plan and deliver events to help Northern Beaches Council meet its strategic business goals. You will gain invaluable practical experience and high-level knowledge including an understanding of regulations on large scale events, impact on community and transferable skills to the world of larger events.


This scholarship awards a tuition waiver value of UP TO $17,000 (applies to domestic or international students) plus:

  • 26-week paid internship with the Northern Beaches Council Events Department
  • During the period of placement the recipient will be employed by Council and be paid appropriate Trainee Award Wage.

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be enrolled in full time or have an equivalent study load in the ICMS Bachelor of Event Management or Bachelor of Business Management with electives specializing in Events.
  • Students who are completing or who have completed the prerequisites for industry training. Note: the placement included in this scholarship contributes to your industry training.nd
  • Applicants must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 prior to and during the tenure of the Scholarship
  • Selection criteria
  • Completed application form
  • Good academic record
  • You must demonstrate consistency in academic and professional performance and overall contribution to ICMS. Work experience in an area of relevance will be preferred.
  • Scholarship Type
  • How to Apply
  • Closing Date

Undergrad – Current Student International and Domestic

Applications are now closed

  • Step 1: Download the application kit.
  • Step 2: Complete your application form.
  • Step 3: Submit your application by 5.00pm on Friday 5 February 2021. Your application should be addressed to the ICMS Scholarships Board and supporting documents must be attached.
  • Step 4: Interview with the ICMS panel
  • Step 5: Interview with the ICMS Scholarship Board (finalists only)


Friday 5 February 2021