Ron MacNamara Rural Nursing Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Queensland University of Technology

 Scholarship Name:  Ron MacNamara Rural Nursing Scholarship

 Description:  With this scholarship, Ms Laurie Cowled honours her late husband, Ron Macnamara, who passed away in February 2005. The Ron Macnamara Rural Nursing Scholarship aims to foster the further education of advanced practice nurses and nurse practitioners, with a view to making a difference to the future of rural Australia. Ms Cowled and her husband Ron McNamara had always planned to leave their Estates to charity. After her husband’s passing in 2005, Ms Cowled made the decision to honour their pledge and now supports many aspiring students across Australia.

 Study Level:  Master Degree (By Coursework)

 Study Fields:  Nursing

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $10,000 paid in 2 instalments over 1 year.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolled or intending to be enrolled in the Master of Nursing or Master of Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner); and be committed to working in rural and remote areas of Australian in the future. Selection is based in academic merit and financial need. Preference will be given to candidates from rural or regional Australia who wouldn’t be able to study without financial assistance.

 Study Location:  Australia – QLD: Brisbane Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End January

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  School of Nursing

 Contact Department:  Faculty of Health

 Contact Phone:  61 7 31383824

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Queensland University of Technology

 Provider Phone:  61 7 31389855

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