Resthaven 75th Anniversary Undergraduate Indigenous Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of South Australia

 Scholarship Name:  Resthaven 75th Anniversary Undergraduate Indigenous Nursing Scholarship

 Description:  The scholarship is offered by Resthaven to support Indigenous students undertaking undergraduate study in aged care.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Nursing

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at up to $10,000 over 2 years, paid in 2 instalments per year.

 Length:  2 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be full-time Indigenous students undertaking their second year of the Bachelor of Nursing program; have a genuine interest in aged care as a career and in their studies within the context of the needs of services for older Indigenous people; be prepared to undertake a placement at Resthaven or an Indigenous specific service established for older Indigenous people during their program; choose the Aged Care Specialisation when they undertake Experiential Learning Activity – Practicum 3 in the third year of their program; be willing to speak constructively and positively about the important work that nurses do in aged care; and demonstrate financial disadvantage. Selection is based on financial need, academic merit (minimum GPA 4.5), a personal written statement and interview performance.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage

 Study Location:  Australia – SA: Adelaide Metropolitan

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships and Prizes Officer

 Contact Department:  School of Nursing and Midwifery

 Contact Phone:  61 8 83022152

 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of South Australia

 Provider Phone:  61 8 83026611

 Provider Fax:  61 8 83022466

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