River Dee Bursary Scheme 2017

June 12, 2017

The Dee District Salmon Fishery Board (Dee DSFB) launched a bursary scheme in 2013 to encourage people to undertake a career on the River Dee. The bursary will give them a helping hand to get both appropriate qualifications and relevant work experience.


The Dee DSFB bursary will contribute towards living and training costs for a period of one year to a maximum of £5,000. It is up to the applicant to decide what types of training they require and this will be supported by the staff at the River Office and community around the River Dee. The applicant should feel free to tailor their training needs to the skills they already have and wish to build on.


Requirements: Any person will be considered for the bursary. Attendance on training courses (if required) will need to be undertaken by October 2018, therefore candidates are responsible for applying in sufficient time.


The Dee DSFB will be open to applications from June 10th  2017 and will close July 10th 2017.  Applicants should specify their motivation for wanting to work on the river, what training they wish to undertake and why they should benefit from the bursary. The successful candidate will need to undergo Disclosure Scotland certification to ensure that they are suitable for working with vulnerable adults and children. The successful applicant will be informed by July 21st  2017.


Applications should either be sent to River Dee Bursary, River Office, Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, AB34 5LA or emailed to info@riverdee.org


For further information see www.riverdee.org.uk


Contact the River Office on 013398 80411 or email ross@riverdee.org

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