Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships



The Aboriginal Health Tertiary Access and Support Program Scholarships
Value: $5,000 plus $1,500 for material support and resources

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide support for Aboriginal students to access and attain tertiary qualifications in health related disciplines offered within the following Schools:

  1. School of Health Sciences;
  2. School of Medicine;
  3. School of Nursing and Midwifery; or
  4. School of Physiotherapy

The Scholarship provides financial support to recipients which may be used to assist with general living and educational expenses. Each scholarship will comprise of a cash payment of $5,000 per year to assist students with expenses towards continuing their studies at the University. In addition to the $5,000 per year, each recipient will receive a cash payment of up to $1,500 per year awarded for the purpose of material support and resources such as the purchase of textbooks, a laptop or tablet.

For further information, please contact Professor David Paul on (08) 9433 0525 or via email david.paul@nd.edu.au

Scholarship Guidelines


Australian Dentists Clinic Scholarships
Value: $1,000

Australian Dentists Clinic is proud to support students studying a health or medical degree with a $1,000 Scholarship prize. The scholarship has been designed to provide ongoing financial support for both university and TAFE students. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents who are studying a medical or health related degree or diploma at a recognised Australian University or TAFE. Applications are to be submitted in essay or video format.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 31 December 2017

For further information and how to apply please visit View Scholarship - Australian Dentists Clinic Scholarship or email nicholas.mcmahon@gmail.com

 


Australian Government Scholarships – Nursing

Click here to find out more about the range of scholarships available for nurses, midwives, and midwifery and nursing students in Australia.

The following areas are included;

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Health Scholarships
  • Aged Care Nursing Scholarship (ACNS)
  • Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)
  • Emergency Department Scholarships
  • Non Clinical Administrative Staff in Emergency Departments
  • Clinical Placements
  • Aboriginal Medical Services

The Australian Pain Society - Australian Pain Relief Association
PhD Scholarship
Award: Stipend of $23,000 p.a. Financial support to attend the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting.

Phone: 02 9954 4400
Email: aps@dcconferences.com.au
Web: http://www.apsoc.org.au


The Beasley Family Scholarship in Medicine and Nursing
Value: $5,000

The purpose of The Beasley Family Scholarship in Medicine and Nursing is to assist and encourage Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. Two cash scholarships of $5,000 each will be awarded to two students each year.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and state that he/she identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and is recognised by his/her community as a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  2. be enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle campus; and
  3. be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances including, but not limited to, distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly, and that the award of the Scholarship would assist them to address these limitations.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

The Beasley Family Scholarship Conditions


The Bupa International Student Award
Value: $1,000 (Up to 3 Awards)

The Bupa International Student Award is to assist and encourage international students, enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, to be involved in the life and culture of the University and the broader community. To be eligible for the Award, applicants must be enrolled as an international student at The University of Notre Dame Australia in an undergraduate or postgraduate award course, and be a student of good academic standing. The applicant will have to demonstrate:

  1. Promotion of the international student culture on the student campus of enrolment, for example, supporting commencing international students, or in organising events that promote international culture;
  2. Community involvement; dedication to their studies as demonstrated, for example, by their attendance, participation and involvement with activities of the relevant School, leadership and participation in extra-curricular activities within their field of study.

Please note: students enrolled in Study Abroad or Exchange courses are ineligible.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Award Conditions


Capstone Editing Textbook Grant
Value: $3,000

The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant provides $3,000 for one undergraduate student per year to assist with covering the cost of textbooks for the duration of their degree. The recipient will receive one $1,000 gift voucher per year for three years. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an Australian or New Zealand university. Applicants may be studying internally or externally and international students are eligible to apply. The grant is awarded on the basis of financial need.

Applications are open all year. The grant will be awarded on 1 February every year.

For more information or to apply, please visit https://www.capstoneediting.com.au/textbook-grant.


The Catenian Association (Province 20) Youth Scholarship
Value: $4,000

Please note that this is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2017 for the 2018 Scholarship.

The Catenian Association (Province 20) Youth Scholarship (The Catenians – strengthening Catholic family life through friendship and faith) is established to assist a student enrolled at the University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus whose educational opportunities are limited, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for others, such as the ill or elderly. The aim of the Scholarship is to advance the interests of young Catholics and to assist them in the choice or pursuit of a career. The student will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship, or other personal difficulty, in order to continue their studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia. The student will have completed at least 1 year of full time study towards their Bachelor degree. The Scholarship will be paid to the recipient for the duration of their studies.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Catholic Women's League of Western Australia (Inc.) Scholarship
Value: $3,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage meritorious female students for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial need. These students will have demonstrated drive and commitment to the principles of the Catholic Women's League, with special consideration to applicants with a permanent home address of 160 kilometres or more from the Perth CBD. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Research Degree at the Fremantle campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia; demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the Catholic Women’s League (as outlined in APPENDIX 1 of the Scholarship Conditions) through a personal statement enclosed in the Scholarship application; and inform the University if in receipt of any other Scholarship.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Clem and Rita Honner Perpetual Scholarship in Nursing
Value: $6,000 per annum

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. A cash Scholarship of $6,000 per annum will be awarded to a commencing student in the School of Nursing & Midwifery for the duration of their three (3) year undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Nursing.

Please note that this is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2017 for the 2018 Scholarship.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.


The Chisholm Catholic College Scholarship
Value: first year tuition fees

The purpose of The Chisholm Catholic College Scholarship is to assist a Year 12 student from Chisholm Catholic College who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. The Scholarship may support a student who wishes to study in any School at the University’s Fremantle Campus.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  1. Have graduated or be due to graduate from full time Year 12 studies at Chisholm Catholic College in the year immediately prior to the year in which the Scholarship commences;
  2. Be enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree at the Fremantle Campus of the University; and
  3. Be able to demonstrate drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Award Conditions


The Shire of Christmas Island Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a Year 12 student from the Christmas Island District High School who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. The student will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty. The Scholarship may support a student who wishes to study in any School at the University’s Fremantle Campus.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have graduated or be due to graduate from full time Year 12 studies at the Christmas Island District High School in the year immediately prior to the year in which the Scholarship commences;
  • Have been accepted as a full time first year or foundation year student at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle;
  • Be planning to undertake their studies at the University internally;
  • Be able to demonstrate that their educational opportunities are limited because of the remoteness of the location they reside in; and
  • Be able to demonstrate drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship
Value: $2,000

The Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship was created to support women around the world to further their education and careers. The scholarship is awarded to two female university students every year.

This Scholarship is open to women of any age who enrolled part time or full time with at least a credit average GPA. Applicants must be studying at an officially accredited university and have not previously been awarded a scholarship by Forktip.

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 September 2017

For more information and to apply for the scholarship please visit The Forktip Women's Innovation Scholarship.


The Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands Scholarship
Value: $2,000

The purpose of The Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands Scholarship is to assist and encourage students who have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty, in order to commence or continue their studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full time;
  2. Be undertaking their studies internally;
  3. Have demonstrated:
    1. drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty; and
    2. exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others.

Special consideration will be given to Holy Rosary Parish of Nedlands parishioners who have met the above requirements.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Award Conditions


The John Joseph Magee PSM Scholarship
Value: $3,000

The John Joseph Magee PSM Scholarship has been established to assist and encourage students who have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty, in order to commence or continue their studies at the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be:

  1. Be enrolled full time at the Fremantle Campus; and
  2. Be undertaking their studies internally.

Applicants are required to demonstrate:

  1. Financial need and any other personal circumstances which warrant special consideration;
  2. Drive and commitment to achieve academically;
  3. Exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others; and
  4. Academic merit.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


Department of Health Scholarships on offer in Western Australia (WA)

A range of scholarships on offer in WA for those considering a career in nursing or midwifery. There are also a number of postgraduate scholarships offered to registered nurses and midwives who are currently working within the WA public health system.

Web: http://www.ocno.health.wa.gov.au/scholarships/information.cfm


Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS): Postgraduate, Continuing Professional Development and Clinical Psychology Scholarships

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) is pleased to announce the opening date of the applications of allied health component of the NAHSS Scheme.

Postgraduate Scholarship – Visit the Postgraduate Home Page for information about eligible professions, selection criteria, rural and remote status, the application process and the scholarship guidelines.

Continuing Professional Development Scholarship – Visit the Continuing Professional Development Scholarship Home Page for information on eligible professions, selection criteria, and the application process and scholarship guidelines.

Clinical Psychology Scholarship – Visit the Clinical Psychology Home Page for information on eligibility, selection criteria, the application process and the scholarship guidelines.

Please visit sarrah.org.au for further information.


The Justin John Honner Perpetual Scholarship in Nursing
Value: $5,000 per annum

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a School Leaver applicant;
  • Have enrolled as a domestic full time student with the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle;
  • Have a permanent home address a distance of at least 160 kilometres from the Perth GPO (measured in a straight line); and
  • Have been a resident of Western Australia for at least 3 years.

Please note that this scholarship is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2019 for the 2020 Scholarship.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Wilhelm & Elizabeth Klein Nursing Scholarship
Value: $7,000 per annum

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a student from regional Western Australia who wishes to commence their undergraduate studies with the School of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. A cash Scholarship of $7,000 per annum will be awarded to a commencing student in the School of Nursing & Midwifery for the duration of their three (3) year undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Nursing.

Please note that this is awarded for the duration of the recipient’s studies and applications will reopen in 2018 for the 2019 Scholarship.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.


The Leonard & Ursula Keating Scholarship
Value: $1,000

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need who are continuing their studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle. These students will have demonstrated drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled full time at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle;
  3. Be undertaking their studies internally; and
  4. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. that their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly; and
    2. how the award of the Scholarship would assist the applicant in addressing the limitations referred to in i).

Please note: this Scholarship is only open to students enrolled from second year onward in 2017.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


Mannkal Overseas Internship Program

The Mannkal Economic Education Foundation is a think tank that encourages the free market system in Western Australia by promoting the ideals of voluntary co-operation, choice, personal rights, limited government and responsible resourcefulness of individuals.

Mannkal's main focus is their student scholarship program - Mannkal sponsors university students to undertake internships at think tanks overseas during the summer and winter university breaks. Internships run for between 6-12 weeks and locations include London, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Berlin, Athens, Vancouver, Wellington, Hong Kong and more.

The objective of the student scholarship program is to allow students to learn more about free markets, economics and liberty whilst gaining practical work experience overseas. The scholarship covers all expenses associated with the internship program including travel, accommodation and living expenses.

These opportunities are best suited to students studying commerce, economics, law, media, politics, journalism and engineering however students from any faculty with an interest in free markets, economics and liberty are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this scholarship please email the following documents to Kate Wagstaff at scholars@mannkal.org

  1. CV (up to two pages) including a photograph.
  2. Cover letter (one page).

For more information please click here.

Applications are now closed.


Mary MacKillop Foundation Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship

The Mary MacKillop Foundation has been providing tertiary scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students since 1998. They have 75 graduates and currently another 66 students on scholarships. Students come from tertiary education providers across the country and study a wide variety of disciplines including education, law, science, acting, music, social work, nursing, medicine, criminology, communications and more.

Throughout their scholarship students are supported by a mentor who they meet with every semester for assistance and guidance when needed.

Please visit www.mackillopfoundation.org.au/projects/#scholarships for further information.

 


The Pallottine Aboriginal Scholarship

Are you studying or intending to study at a tertiary institution? Are you wanting to make a difference in your community? Do you want to strengthen our Aboriginal communities?

The Pallottine Scholarship Trust is calling for applications from Aboriginal students studying at a Western Australian Higher Education or Vocational Training Institution. Scholarships pay for course fees for successful applicants.

For more information and application forms please visit www.pallottine.org.au/scholarships/aboriginal-scholarships.html


Soroptimist International Fremantle Scholarship
Value: $1,000

Soroptimist International is a service organisation for women who work towards improving the lives and status of women and girls around the world. This is achieved through programmes which educate, empower or provide enabling opportunities to women and girls. With advocacy as a focus, the organisation is a ‘Global Voice’ for women, with a presence in over 130 countries, worldwide and representation on committees reporting to the UN, including the Commission on the Status of Women.

Soroptimist International, Fremantle, is offering scholarships of $1,000 to female students who are enrolled in tertiary education.

Applications are now closed.

Please visit www.siswp.org for further information.


The Southern Cross Care Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship

Value: $2,500

The purpose of the Scholarship is to recognise an outstanding first year student in the area of Aged Care. Annually, two scholarships will be awarded valued at $2,500 each. One Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the February intake cohort, and one Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the July intake cohort. In addition, Southern Cross Care will provide opportunities for clinical practice at one of the Southern Cross Care facilities.

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must:

  • have successfully completed both of the following units in Semester 1 2016:
    • Essential Nursing Care (NS 101); and
    • Clinical Practicum 1 (NSP 110);
  • have attained the highest final mark, at Distinction level or better, of all the students enrolled in the above units in the semester of award; and
  • be able to demonstrate excellence in aged care, and be committed to the Southern Cross Care Values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence towards the elderly, by providing the support and services older people need, including pastoral and spiritual care.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Monsignor E. Sullivan Scholarship
Value: $500

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist and encourage students in financial need and who have demonstrated contributions to community service, who are commencing their studies at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  2. Be enrolled full time at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle;
  3. Be undertaking their studies internally; and
  4. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty; and
    2. exemplary community service, personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others.

Please note: this Scholarship is only open to students enrolled in their first year of studies in 2017.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Vice Chancellor’s Humanitarian Scholarship
Value: Tuition fees of the recipient.

The purpose of The Vice Chancellor’s Humanitarian Scholarship is to cover the cost of tuition fees to a commencing student who holds a Protection Visa or a Bridging Visa E under the Australian Government’s Refugee and Humanitarian Programme. The Scholarship may be awarded to a student enrolled at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle and Sydney campuses.

The Scholarship has been established by the University in keeping with the University’s commitment to ethics and social justice, within a context of catholic faith and values.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be from a refugee or asylum seeker background as evidenced by the recipient holding a current Australian Government Refugee and Humanitarian Protection Visa or a Bridging Visa E which permits the recipient to undertake tertiary studies in Australia;
  • Be able to demonstrate that they will be able to reside in Australia for the completion of their course; and
  • Have been accepted as a full time first year or Foundation Year student at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle or Sydney campus.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Wilfred and Gracinda D’Souza Scholarship
Value: $5,000

The Wilfred and Gracinda D’Souza Scholarship is to assist and encourage a student, for whom educational opportunities are limited because of financial or personal hardship. The Scholarship is limited to students enrolled in the School of Health Sciences; School of Medicine; School of Nursing and Midwifery; or School of Physiotherapy.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Scholarship Conditions


The Woss Family Scholarships in Nursing
Value: $7,500 (Up to 3 Scholarships)

The Woss Family Scholarships in Nursing are to assist and encourage meritorious medical students for whom educational opportunities are limited, for example, because of financial need, distance, or responsibility for others, such as the ill or elderly. The value of each full Scholarship is $7,500 per annum. Up to three full scholarships may be awarded annually. In some years, however, half scholarships may also be awarded.

To be eligible for a Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled full-time as a second or third year student of the undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing degree in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle; and
  2. Be able to demonstrate:
    1. Drive and commitment to achieve academically, despite financial hardship or other personal difficulty;
    2. That their educational opportunities are limited due to adverse circumstances such as distance, financial need, disability or responsibility for the care of the ill or the elderly; and
    3. How the award of the Scholarship would assist them in addressing the limitations referred to above.

Applicants who can demonstrate they assist others who are either ill or disadvantaged, and/or participate in community service volunteer programs, should set out such details fully. Personal commitment to others will be advantageous in determining successful Scholarship recipients.

Applications are now closed.

For further information, please email scholarships@nd.edu.au or call the Senior Development Officer on (08) 9433 0692.

Woss Family Scholarship Conditions



Young Carer Bursary Programme

The purpose of the Young Carer Bursary Programme is to assist young carers in greatest need, to continue to study and to relieve the financial pressure for them to undertake part-time work, in addition to their educational and caring responsibilities. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a bursary.

The programme will grant 150 Bursaries each year in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the following amounts:

  • 50 Bursaries @ $ 4,000
  • 50 Bursaries @ $ 6,000
  • 50 Bursaries @ $10,000

Bursaries will be granted for 12 months with a new application process each year.

For further information please visit www.youngcarers.net.au, email ycbursaries@carersaustralia.com.au or ring 1800 756 238.


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