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Dr John Woolcott Scholarship

Dr John Woolcott Scholarship honours the memory of Dr John Woolcott, former President of the Australian Public Health Association (WA) and Board Member of the National Safety Council of WA. The funds supporting this scholarship were developed in the 1970's to provide students in the area of health science who were experiencing financial difficulties with assistance towards their studies.

The Dr John Woolcott Scholarship is offered on the basis of academic merit and financial need to an undergraduate student in either the Bachelor of Health Sciences or Bachelor of Science - Nursing, Midwifery or Paramedical Science.

The scholarship will normally be valid for the second and third year of the course, subject to the recipient maintaining a semester average of 70% or more.

Application opening date: 16 January 2017
Application closing date: 27 February 2017
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Amount: $1250 (for full time study - pro rata for part time) per semester
Frequency: Duration of course
Method: Electronic funds transfer

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

  • Academic merit - current course average of at least 70%
  • Financial hardship
  • Must have completed at least one semester of full-time study (60 credit points)
  • Must not have already completed a bachelor degree at ECU or any other university
  • 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)


  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study

  • Undergraduate bachelor courses

Year of study

  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year


  • ECU Bachelor of Health Science - All Majors
  • ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
  • ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing) and Bachelor Of Science Midwifery (Double degree)
  • Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)

Study mode

  • Any


Selection will be based on demonstrated academic merit and financial hardship

More information

Contact the Scholarships Office

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