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WYONG SHIRE COUNCIL SISTER CITY COMMITTEE
WYONG SHIRE COUNCIL SISTER CITY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM Guidelines Wyong Shire Sister City Committee is offering an Ambassador’s Program to visit Southland District, New Zealand and Tanabe City, Japan. The scholarship is for individuals not groups or families. The applicant must be at least 18 years of age. The applicant must be a Wyong Shire resident and an Australian citizen / resident. The application needs to address the following: • Area of interest of the applicant. Eg Art, Sport, Culture • Expected benefits gain from the trip • Brief explanation of reasons applicant feels they are appropriate to obtain the scholarship The applicant must be willing to take part in a “home stay” to gain the full cultural experience of the country. The applicant is required to stay within the Sister City for a minimum of five days and a maximum of four weeks. Any difference in cost if the ticket is extended past four weeks must be borne by the applicant. The applicant is to undertake travel within 6 months of being awarded the scholarship. The exchange will include the successful applicant having an informal meeting with the Mayor of the Southland District and Tanabe. The successful applicant will be provided with some apparel which depicts they are from Wyong Shire. The Wyong Shire Sister City Committee will select the successful applicant from the applications received. The successful applicant is required to provide a report to the Wyong Shire Sister City Committee after the exchange takes place. The report is required to cover what was learnt from the exchange and how the experience will impact their lives back in Australia. The successful applicant is expected to become a member of the Sister City Committee on return. Applications addressed to: The Chairperson Wyong Shire Sister City Committee PO Box 20, Wyong NSW 2259 Email: email@example.com Fax: 4351 2098 Closing date for applications is 4.00 pm on 28 September 2007.
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