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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 2015.

The scholarships were established to provide financial support for 3 years of an ECU nursing course to Western Australian students who are either from a rural/regional town in WA and have relocated to study or are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. The total value of the scholarship is $24,000 over three years. Applicants will be required to demonstrate prior academic success and their commitment to nursing.

Application opening date: 19 January 2015
Application closing date: 6 March 2015
Method of application: Application form will be available to download from this web page between application opening and closing dates


Payments

Amount: $24,000 over 3 years
Frequency: $4,000 per semester (max 6)
Method: Electronic funds transfer


Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Have/intend to relocate from a rural, regional or remote area of WA
    or
  • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
    and
  • be a resident of Western Australia
  • NOT be in receipt of any other scholarships with the exception of those in receipt of any Commonwealth Scholarships (CAS and /or CECS) or the Student Start Up or Relocation Scholarships through Centrelink
  • be commencing their first semester of study in the ECU Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Nationality:

  • Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident

Level of study:

  • UG - undergraduate bachelor courses

Year of study:

  • 1st year

Faculty:

  • Computing and Health Sciences

School:

Study mode:

  • Full-time, on-campus (60 credit points)

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
  • Reasons for choosing Nursing as a career

More information:

Contact the Scholarships Office

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