ECU Department of Health (WA) Aboriginal Scholarship, Australia


Deadline:

February 26, 2016

Disciplines:


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Aboriginal Scholarship

ECU supports the vision of the Department of Health, WA to significantly improve and support the participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in tertiary education for health related disciplines to increase the numbers working within the Australian health workforce. ECU Students can receive up to $5000 for completing units of their relevant undergraduate bachelor degree.

Payments

Amount: Up to a maximum of $5,000
Frequency: Up to a maximum of $2,500 per semester for full time study (60 credit points) or pro rata payments for students enrolled in part time study
Method: Electronic funds transfer

Eligibility requirement

Applicants must be:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Permanently residing in Western Australia and have been for at least two years prior to the commencement of their course at ECU
  • must be currently undertaking a health related course of study at ECU
  • must have completed at least one unit of study in current course (15 credit points)
  • must be enrolled/enrolling into a minimum of 30 credit points for semester 1, 2016 in the same course
  • Current students are expected to have maintained an academic status of good standing at the end of each semester (as defined in the ECU handbook)

School:

Study mode:

  • Any

Applicant information

Applicants will be required to demonstrate prior academic success and provide a written statement (of no more than 500 words) which includes their personal information about the following:

  • Financial circumstances
  • Social disadvantages
  • Achievements
  • Reason for choosing their course of study

Please note previous recipients of the scholarship are eligible to apply.

Recipient information

  • The scholarship is valued at a maximum of $5,000
  • Payment of the scholarship is made in installments based on the units completed and units enrolled in
  • The installment amount can vary depending on the following:
    • the initial payment will be based on the units enrolled in for the current semester
    • any further payments will be based on the actual units passed in previous semester and the units enrolled in for the current semester

Example: A student who is enrolled in a full time load (60  credit points) for 2 consecutive semesters, who passes all their units will receive 2 installments of $2500, providing a full scholarship of $5000.
Example: A student who is enrolled in part time load for 4 consecutive semesters who passes all their units will receive 4 installments of $1250, providing a full scholarship of $5000.



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Publish Date
January 15, 2016
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