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Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship

The Dorothea Swift Nursing scholarships are targeted at nursing students commencing their first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing) for 2017. The scholarship offers payments of $4,000 per semester (max 6), for a total of $24,000 over 3 years.

Important dates

Opens: 16-01-2017 Closes: 13-03-2017

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate

At a glance

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, or an Australian permanent resident;
  • be a resident of Western Australia, and:
    • have or intend to relocate from a rural, regional or remote area of WA; or
    • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarships except for any Commonwealth Scholarships (CAS and /or CECS) or the Student Start Up or Relocation Scholarships through Centrelink;
  • be commencing your first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing); and
  • study on-campus and full-time (60 credit points per semester).

How to apply

Applicants are required to complete the Application Form (either hard copy, or electronic) and associated documentation and email to

You will be required to demonstrate prior academic success and provide a written statement (of no more than 500 words) which includes your:

  • financial circumstances;
  • social disadvantages;
  • achievements; and
  • reasons for choosing Nursing as a career.

For more information

Contact the Scholarships Office

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