The future of the North East looks strong with the 2017 Barry Jarvis education scholarships awarded to a diverse number of recipients.
An award ceremony was held at Dorset Council on Tuesdayto the five young women who received the scholarships.
Ayla Lette from Scottsdale was awarded the Barry Jarvis University Scholarship to assist her bachelor of nursing studies in Hobart.
Alice Hall received the Agribusiness Scholarship to support her associate degree in agribusiness studies.
Two Apprenticeship/Traineeship Scholarships were awarded, to Grace Chugg from Scottsdale and Zali Stevens from Branxholm, who are both working in Launceston.
And two Scottsdale High School Scholarships were awarded to Phoebe Singline and Shania Falls, both in grade 11 at the school.
Five $500 scholarships are available for Grade 11 or 12 students, and Dorset Council is still accepting applications for 2017.