Harry Zaphir Scholarship Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for the Harry Zaphir Scholarship!

Irene Narayan - Previous Harry Zaphir Scholarship Winner

TSWG is proud to sponsor the Harry Zaphir Scholarship which is awarded to an emerging leader of the Mutual movement. Dedicated in memory of Harry Zaphir and in honour of his dedication to fostering the talent of ‘bright young things’, this scholarship has been set up to provide a unique opportunity for the recipient to develop and grow by engaging with CUFA’s projects.

The Harry Zaphir Scholarship is an award for young people in the Australian mutual banking sector who want to make a difference in the world.

The scholarship enables recipients to travel to Cambodia for one week and gain first-hand experience in the fight against poverty.

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • Be aged under 35 years
  • Have worked in the customer owned banking sector for more than two years


Applications close 31st of October 2016 at 9am. For more info visit CUFA.

Irene Narayan reflects on her eye-opening experience in Cambodia.

Last year’s recipient Irene Narayan travelled to Cambodia to engage with CUFA’s Village Entrepreneur Program earlier this year. As part of her experience, Irene was given the opportunity to provide advice and support to members of rural credit unions who are looking to start up or expand their small businesses. Read all about Irene’s rewarding experience here or watch her reflection video.

Apply now to travel to Cambodia for the trip of a lifetime!