City of Mandurah sets up scholarship in memory of Nikki Wise


A scholarship has been created in honour of Nikki Wise.
A scholarship has been created in honour of Nikki Wise.

A $2000 scholarship is up for grabs to help a local resident boost their community service skills and knowledge to honour the legacy of Nikki Wise.

The City of Mandurah’s Nikki Wise Community Services Memorial Scholarship aims to help members of the community who want to study community services.

Ms Wise was devoted to helping those in need before she died in September 2016.

She ran the Reach Out Drop In Centre and supplied meals to homeless people, as well as a shoulder for them to lean on.

Humble in her work and a quiet achiever, she identified a gap in services and took it upon herself to fill the gap.

Her dedication and tireless efforts led to her being a much-loved member of the community.

Ms Wise left a huge mark and was recognised for her selfless work when she was posthumously named a joint winner of the 2017 Community Citizen of the Year award.

Two rounds of the Nikki Wise Community Services Memorial Scholarships will be offered this year.

The first opens on April 10 and closes on May 10.

The City will also honour her work through a memorial garden around the Sutton Street Hall.

Visit the City website for details of the grants available.