Scholarship and Bursary Council Roles

We hope to give you the chance to build on your existing skills and experience, as well as the opportunity to develop competencies in new areas, ready to boost your career in the professional world.

We understand that everyone is unique, and everyone will bring something special to the table. Please consider these responsibilities and skills as a guide; we encourage our members to bring their full and genuine selves to the council.

Chairperson (Executive Team)

Leads council, member of YPC, liaises with staff, leads/supports projects, has preferably previously held Vice-Chairperson role.

Desirable skills:

Leadership, Strategy/Planning, Teamwork

Vice Chairperson (Executive Team)

Supports Chairperson, leads/supports projects, has preferably previously held project/cohort lead role.

Desirable skills:

Communication, Organisation, Teamwork

Developing skills:

Leadership, Strategy/Planning, Project Management

Annual Cohort Leads (2021, 2020, 2019…)

Represents the 2021/20/19/18 cohort and supports the communication strategy lead in delivering appropriate opportunities and messaging to the 2021/20/19/18 cohort. Also has the opportunity to support one of the Big Idea projects or the Celebration Ceremony lead.

Desirable skills:

Communication, Social Media/Marketing, Teamwork

Developing skills:

Organisation, Project Management, Strategy/Planning

Celebration Ceremony Event Coordinator

Leads planning and leads/supports delivery of council-led activities (presentations, workshops, drop-ins etc.) for the annual celebration ceremony.

Desirable skills:

Creativity, Organisation, Public Speaking

Developing skills:

Leadership, Strategy/Planning, Teamwork

Communications Strategy Lead

Leads implementation of communication strategy for the current session and devises the communication strategy for the next session with support from cohort leads.

Desirable skills:

Communication, Social Media/Marketing, Strategy/Planning

Developing skills:

Leadership, Organisation, Teamwork

Mentoring Project Lead (Big Idea 2020)

Supports YPC project team ensuring views of S+B council are presented, and value is obtained for the S+B cohorts

Desirable skills:

Organisation, Project Management, Teamwork

Developing skills:

Communication, Leadership

Future Project Lead (Big Idea 2021)

Leads on the development of the 2021 big idea and builds it out into a proposal for the YPC.

Desirable skills:

Creativity, Project Management, Teamwork

Developing skills:

Communication, Organisation, Planning/Strategy

Apply to join the Scholarship and Bursary Council

Please complete our application form.