Creating Leaders of Tomorrow
The Deafness Council W.A., in conjunction with Stan Perron Charitable Foundation, offer an annual Deafness Council Leadership Scholarship for students.
The scholarship is to the value of $3000 and is available to Deaf / Hard of Hearing Western Australians or groups with the objective of encouraging these young people to seek an opportunity to develop their leadership skills.
Eligible people are encouraged to apply by downloading the guidelines and filling in the online form or download the application form below.
Previous Scholarship Winners2012 Drisanna Levitzke-Gray
2013 No award
2014 Camp for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
2015 Rhys Johnson
2016 Zachary Nuich
2017 Ear Science Clinic Support Group
2018 Sharon Safstrom - Funding assistance to complete the Australian Institute of Management—Women in Leadership program
2018 Jack Meakins
2019 Spartacus Devereux
2020 Khin Sek Hnin - Support to assist Khin complete her studies at university, to become a doctor of medicine
2021 Haydn Buss - Funding to assist Haydn to pursue a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Curtin University. Haydn contracted pneumococcal meningitis at the age of 13 months resulting in profound hearing loss.
2022 Romeo Ferraris - who is planning to follow a career in cyber security. Romeo acquired his hearing loss at aged 2 from meningitis.