The Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program and Mentoring Scheme provides business training and mentoring opportunities for Brisbane residents from multicultural backgrounds. It includes two separate programs.
The Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program provides aspiring business owners with the knowledge and skills to establish or grow a business in its early stages. It includes training courses from Certificate IV through to post-graduate university courses.
The Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Mentoring Scheme is a 12 month program with monthly workshops which assists existing business owners to grow their businesses.
Since 2008, the programs have delivered almost 350 scholarship and mentoring placements. In 2020, there are 89 business scholarships and mentoring scheme placements available to residents of the Brisbane local government area.
Applications for the 2020 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship Program and Mentoring Scheme are now open and will close 30 April.