House Call Futures Doctor :The House Call Doctor Future in Health Indigenous Scholarship

Opening Date: 04-02-2018   Closing Date: 14-12-2018  

The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship recognises the immense contributions of Indigenous Australians throughout all sectors of society. However, the scholarship also acknowledges that Indigenous health professionals remain too few, numbering an estimated 0.3% of the national healthcare workforce.
One student will receive $5,000 to go towards their academic costs in 2019.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:
  • 18 years or older
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander
  • Be an undergraduate/ postgraduate student studying a medical/ health field at an Australian University
  • Entering at least your 2nd year of study in 2019
  • Can provide written documentation where required, such as a Statutory Declaration or other supporting documents.
How to apply
  • Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria above
  • Complete the application form below
  • Upload a Word or PDF document with your responses to the below:

Please provide a document that addresses the following Selection Criteria. Your answers can be addressed as numbered responses. Please ensure that your response is no more than 700 words.

  • Please outline your academic or career achievements to date. You may also wish to describe your future academic and career aspirations.
  • Please describe your involvement in community events, organisations or campaigns. You may also wish to highlight leadership roles that you have taken on within your community.
  • Please describe how The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Scholarship will impact your studies, or assist with your future career goals and aspirations.
  • For more information:
  • Download the conditions of award for this scholarship scheme. This document is provided as an Adobe Acrobat portable document format (pdf) file. You will need to install the Adobe Acrobat reader on your computer to view pdf files. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is available free of charge from Adobe's website. Adobe provides tools for converting pdf files to HTML and ASCII text for users with vision impairments at its website. If you require this document in other formats (plain text, ASCII), please contact the Student Finance Services.
  • Download the application form for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: undergraduate, honours, continuing, Indigenous students,