St Theordore's Anglican Church Nursing Scholarship

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Apr 2022

St Theordore's Anglican Church :St Theordore's Anglican Church Nursing Scholarship

Opening Date: 01-02-2022   Closing Date: 15-04-2022  


Purpose

The Rural and Remote Nursing Placement Scholarship has been established to provide assistance to 

undergraduate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Bachelor of Nursing students undertaking their 

Professional Experience Placement (PEP) at an approved clinical education facility in a rural or 

remote setting.


Source of funds

The Scholarship has been established through a donation from St Theodore’s Anglican Church, Toorak 

Gardens.


Benefits

The scholarship will provide a contribution towards a living allowance and travel costs, and 

subject to the availability of funds, will be awarded to one student to a total value of $2,000 

annually.


Eligibility

Applicants for the scholarship must:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
  • identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • be accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; and
  • be enrolled in, or intending to enrol in, a PEP topic in the second or third year of 
  • the Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University; and
  • be undertaking the placement in a rural venue as defined by the Australian 
  • Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness Areas 2-5 excluding Mount Barker; and
  • the clinical education facility has been approved by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Tenure

The scholarship is offered annually, previous recipients cannot re-apply. The scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the selection panel. There is no obligation to offer the scholarship in any given year, should there not be a suitable applicant.


Selection

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the applicant’s commitment to working in a rural or remote area upon completion of their studies.

Selection of the candidate(s) will be made by a panel which will include representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement.


Applications

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date.


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The availability of the scholarship will be described on the University website.


Scholarship Type: undergraduate, academic merit, continuing,

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