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Doreen Collyer Nursing Scholarship Fund

Doreen Collyer, was a much loved and respected colleague, mentor and teacher at Edith Cowan University. Her work as Director of Postgraduate Studies and Lecturer with the School of Nursing and Midwifery was well respected and valued. A Scholarship Fund has been established to honour her memory. A significant proportion of ECU Nursing students are mature age mothers and fathers. To undertake practical placements for a significant period of time is a substantial financial burden which includes loss of income for current work and the cost of childcare. Supporting Nursing students through a scholarship will have a tremendous impact on student learning experiences whilst honouring Doreen’s tremendous contribution to ECU.


Important dates

Opens: 1-03-2021 Closes: 1-04-2021

Applies to

Domestic Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • You must be a current ECU student to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must :

  • be a first year student enrolled in an Undergraduate course within the School of Nursing and Midwifery;
  • be an Australian citizen;
  • not be in receipt of any other ECU scholarship valued at $5,000 or above.

Selection criteria

As part of your application you will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words demonstrating the following:

  • Achievements;
  • How the Scholarship will assist; and
  • Reasons for choosing Nursing and/or Midwifery as a career.

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

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