Flinders University :College of Nursing and Health Sciences Honours Scholarship

Opening Date: 05-03-2020   Closing Date: 08-05-2020  

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences has established Honours Scholarships to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students undertaking an honours research project in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University. Their purpose is to build Honours engagement and research across all disciplines in the College.

The scholarships are funded by The College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Subject to the availability of funds, there will be six annual scholarships up to the value of $2,500 each. Usually, no more than two scholarships will be available per Honours program within the College
Applicants must
  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia; and 
  • be currently completing or have completed an appropriate undergraduate qualification; AND 
  • have commenced or are commencing one of the following honours programs in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours), Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours), Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (Honours) in the year of the award; and 
  • have as their principal supervisor a staff member of, or a holder of full academic status in, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • not be a current Flinders University academic staff member
  • not be in receipt of any other Honours scholarship
The scholarship is available for the normal duration of the relevant Honours year/fourth year program (one year full-time or two years part-time or 6 months for embedded programs). A full-time student will receive payment in two instalments, one at the beginning of each semester.

A part-time student will receive a pro-rata payment at the beginning of each semester. Payments will be made subject to satisfactory progress. The scholarship will cease if the scholarship holder withdraws or is precluded from the course.


Leave will be permitted for a maximum of one semester only after the first semester only for the full year program

The scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit as measured by the Grade Point Average (GPA) for the most recent 36 units of study at third year level. Where rankings based on GPA are equal, students may be separated by the overall course GPA in years two and three of study and their personal statement. Selection will be made by a Selection Committee comprising the Honours Coordinators of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Dean (Education). 
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the closing date. 
  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: honours, academic merit, commencing, continuing,