Thirty scholarships are being offered by Charles Sturt University and Albury Council to nurture emerging leaders in the community.
Applications are now open on the university's website for the AlburyCity Leadership and Resilience Scholarship, involving development days in March and June.
Charles Sturt external engagement director Samantha Beresford said the program focused on leadership and resilience.
"These courses are designed to develop emerging and current leaders to be able to drive positive change in their community," she said.
Albury mayor Kevin Mack said the training was more important given recent challenges faced.
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"In regional areas where disasters often strike hardest, we know that our people are adept at picking themselves up and fighting on," he said.
"But to maintain and support that strength we all share, it's important to develop leaders who will show us the way forward."
Each scholarship is worth $1800.
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