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.
Excellent opportunity to get an undergraduate degree program in Australia.
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University or Organization: The University of Newcastle
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, 2019
The Scholarship is available to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship 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 scholarship would assist you.
- 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.