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Aspen Foundation Indigenous Health Scholarship at University of Newcastle in Australia, 2021

The University of Newcastle is offering Aspen Foundation Indigenous Health Scholarship to support Indigenous students in completing a degree in Nursing or Social Work.

The Aspen Foundation is committed to supporting the undertaking of life-changing healthcare through significantly reducing or eradicating key illnesses and diseases in remote Australian communities and to provide education for the sustainability of improved health practices.

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Excellent opportunity to get an undergraduate degree program in Australia.

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The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence and to creating a better future for its regions through a focus on innovation and impact.

Why at The University of Newcastle? UON stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence and to creating a better future for its regions through a focus on innovation and impact.

Brief Description

University or Organization: The University of Newcastle
Department: NA
Course Level: Undergraduate degree program
Award: $2,500 to $5,000
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
The program can be taken in Australia
Application Deadline: March 06, 2021

Eligibility

The grant is available to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students.
To be eligible to apply for this application you must meet the following criteria:
• Be enrolled in 1st or 2nd year of a Bachelor of Nursing or Bachelor of Social Work undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle.
• Be enrolled full-time.
• Demonstrate academic progress either by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent required for entry for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
• Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognized as such by your community.
• Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: If documentation is not provided with your application will not be processed.
  • Supporting Documents: Students must upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process. A written reference, Documents for establishing Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status with UON, A written statement (max 2 A4 pages) demonstrating/outlining your academic achievements to date, career aspirations in the relevant area of study/research and how this application would assist you.

Benefit

  • The scholarship provides a benefit of $5,000 each year for up to 3 years of study in your program, with a total value of $15,000.
  • This will be paid to be paid as two lump sums of $2,500 after semester one and semester two census dates in each year.

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