The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship Program

The Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program provides aspiring business leaders with the knowledge and skills to expand their capabilities. It includes training courses from Certificate IV through to post-graduate university courses.

Since 2008, the program has delivered nearly 600 scholarships. In 2023, over 80 scholarship placements are on offer for eligible applicants.

Apply now

Applications for the 2023 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program are now open and will close on 31 March 2023.

Find out if you are eligible

To be considered for the scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be from a multicultural or culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) background with at least one natural parent born in a country other than Australia,
  • have Australian citizenship or hold permanent residency, and
  • personally reside in the Brisbane City Council local government area.

To ensure as many Brisbane residents benefit from the program as possible, those who previously received a scholarship under this program may apply for the scholarship again, however priority will be given to those who have not received a scholarship before.

2022 Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship recipients
Last updated: 13 February 2023

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