2020 Joe Michell Award


The Joe Michell Award is open to all Ability Centre customers aged 16–25, who are looking for financial support to access education or employment choices.

Awards of up to $6,000 are available to assist in accessing further education or employment through university, TAFE, online courses, short courses or life/business/career coaching.

How do I apply?

To apply you will need to tell us how and why this Award will positively impact your future.  You can submit your application in one of the following ways: 

  • In writing
  • An audio file
  • A video file 

Your application must include a written reference from someone who knows you well, such as a teacher, mentor or therapist and a quote for the cost of the course from the provider. 

Applications close at 5pm Friday 30 October. Winners will be announced in December..

For more information email

Submit your completed application via:


Post: 2020 Joe Michell Award, PO Box 61, Mount Lawley WA 6929