The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship and Mentoring Scheme
The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarships and Mentoring Scheme provides business training and mentoring opportunities for Brisbane residents from multicultural backgrounds.
The program aims to grow recipients’ business and entrepreneurial skills and enable them to start or expand their business. This year, the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program and Mentoring Scheme will have supported almost 300 recipients since the program began in 2008.
Applications for this year's scholarships and mentoring scheme are now closed.
Alternatively, find more about the mentoring program.
Ms Reena Augustine, Red Carpet Functions
Red Carpet Functions aims to eliminate barriers among diverse groups by organising and coordinating events for corporate events, Christmas parties, & other occasions which continuously celebrate cultural differences. Red Carpet Functions also focuses on inclusivity, believing that everyone deserves a chance to walk on a runway, regardless of physical or mental disabilities.
Ms Florence Ee, Mindful Doodles
Mindful Doodles offers one to one training and group workshops using doodling to develop resourcefulness, explore possibilities and improve well-being.
Ms Tatiana Gurry, TVG Professional Business and Training Services
TVG Professional Business and Training Services provide project support and corporate and vocational education training services. Tatiana’s motto is: engaging training and exceptional project support delivered with passion and enthusiasm in a rapidly changing world.
Ms Vian Lin, Harmonie Music Centre
Harmonie Music Centre provides world-class music tuition and is also a promoter of international music events.
Dr Niels Kraaier, Dutchuncle
Specialising in communication and organisational management, Dutchuncle provides professional development solutions to clients that wish to enhance cultural intelligence, improve collaboration and make the most of a diverse workforce.
Mr Tutai Marongere, Tutai.Name
An SEO, website & graphics service; Tutai.Name (Tutai dot Name) helps businesses connect with their potential advocates (i.e. the 20% bringing 80% of revenue) through visual messaging and digital marketing.
Ms Grace Samuel Oryem, Malaika Boutique
Grace’s boutique specialises in selling authentic African Fashion Apparel
Mrs Nogah Parsons, Nogah Parsons
Nogah works to provide professional and friendly advice to individuals who want to work or live in Australia, and to businesses who wish to employ international workers.
Mr Ulendo Roode, Concateno Pty Ltd
Concateno, as the name in Latin suggests, provides the essential link between Board Vision and Management Execution. The company offer business improvement and transformation services - specialising in high urgency interventions, typically associated with rapid growth or decline.
Dr Yee Suan, Icephile
Icephile serves creative desserts at markets, festivals and private functions. The signature dish is a crispy-every-bite, takoyaki-size, deep-fried ice cream.
Ms Monica Tovar, Monica Tovar
Monica designs resort wear pieces for women using handcraft, artisan work and storytelling to achieve a truly Australian made product.
Mr Vish Uttam, Xperience Realty
Vish specialises in selling and managing residential real estate in Brisbane with a twist!