Flinders University - Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being :Poche Scholarship

Opening Date: 19-02-2019   Closing Date: 07-03-2019  

DESCRIPTION
 
The Poche Scholarships were established in 2011 by The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being at Flinders University. The scholarships are designed to provide financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. Students enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degrees in Health or Health related fields of study including, but not limited to, medicine, nursing, midwifery, paramedic, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, optometry, audiology, nutrition and dietetics, public health or health administration, are encouraged to apply. The scholarships are designed to address the substantial level of family responsibilities and other costs incurred by Indigenous students in the course of their tertiary study
 
BENEFITS
 
New scholarships of $25,000 per annum may be offered biennially for the length of the degree, to a maximum of 5 years full-time study. The award of these scholarships will depend on funding available in any given year.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
Applicants must:
  • be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; and
  • identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or both; and
  • be accepted as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which they live or have lived; and
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within the College of Medicine and Public Health or the College of Nursing and Health Sciences
APPLICATION
 
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student Information System by the specified closing date. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application. The application form for this scholarship is called "Poche Scholarship", or you can search for it by the keyword "Poche". Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in Student Two as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including home and semester address, citizenship etc.
 
  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: undergraduate, postgraduate, Indigenous students,

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